Michael Shepherd

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! The Eye Of Beauty - Poem by Michael Shepherd

Krishna passed that mountain many times;
and yet his followers observed that day
that all his mind was filled with fresh delight
as if he'd never walked, nor seen, that way;

the beauty of the mountain ever new,
the moment of its sight, the world reborn;
the mind surprised by what it always knew:
the beauty past all beauty's name and form.

This is true beauty, in ourself revealed:
a sight that's ever fresh, yet ever known;
which eye sees pure, yet mind too oft conceals:
God's unity, in beauty seen; all, One;

The moment's grace of beauty, ours all day;
from outward eye the sight of inward Way.


Comments about ! The Eye Of Beauty by Michael Shepherd

  • Fay Slimm (8/29/2008 7:28:00 AM)

    Full of profound wisdom. a great poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/23/2005 12:30:00 PM)

    great poem, ............................... (Report)Reply

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  • (4/22/2005 5:41:00 AM)

    This is a beautiful poem with a strong message. It seems to flow so effortlessly that I bet it took a lot of hard work to achieve such an effect. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 22, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, October 5, 2007


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