Michael Shepherd

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! A Tribute To Ramana Maharshi - Poem by Michael Shepherd

Movement, beautiful movement
comes out of stillness;
dancers know this;

sound, beautiful sound,
comes out of silence;
musicians, singers, know this;

what then, of stillness and silence?

Be still for a while;
be silent for a while;
and you will know
all you need to know

and the question, who am I?
is answered
in stillness, in silence,
in the riches of yourself;
in the treasure of yourself.

Comments about ! A Tribute To Ramana Maharshi by Michael Shepherd

  • (10/5/2007 8:44:00 PM)

    This is definitely being saved to my favourites list and will be added (with your kind permission) to my web site (when it's finished) . The Dance and the Stillness - what else matters... love, Allie xxxx (Report)Reply

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  • (10/4/2007 6:20:00 AM)

    I agree with you a 100% (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 4, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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