Themes :

Poems with the theme of Silence

  A Morning Offering
  For Light
  For Presence
  In Praise of the Earth
  Abhishiktananda, Swami (Le Saux, Henri) Arunachala is a symbol
  Abil-Kheir, Abu-Said Beg for Love
  Abil-Kheir, Abu-Said When the desire for the Friend became real
  Adyashanti Rest and Be Taken
  AE (Russell, George William) The Place of Rest
  AE (Russell, George William) The Unknown God
  AE (Russell, George William) Unity
  Akhmatova, Anna I've learned to live simply, wisely
  Aurobindo The Word of The Silence
  Berry, Wendell Horseback on Sunday morning
  Berry, Wendell How to Be a Poet
  Berry, Wendell Sabbaths 1999, VII
  Berry, Wendell The Silence
  Berry, Wendell The Wild Geese
  Berry, Wendell The Wish to Be Generous
  Brabazon, Francis Dawn is a Friend
  Bronte, Emily The Visionary
  Ching-Yuen, Loy To know Tao
  Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Reflections on Having Left a Place of Retirement
  Colliver, Andrew Nocturne
  cummings, e. e. i am a little church(no great cathedral)
  Dickinson, Emily It was a quiet way
  Eliot, T. S. I said to my soul, be still, and let the dark come upon you (from Four Quartets)
  Fox, John The Poem Waits at Its Own Core
  Ghalib, Mirza Let the ascetics sing of the garden of Paradise
  Ghalib, Mirza These divine verses
  Gibran, Kahlil Pain
  Gibran, Kahlil Prayer
  Gibran, Kahlil Self-Knowledge
  Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von The Second Poem the Night-Walker Wrote
  Granger, Ivan M. City Fox
  Granger, Ivan M. Games in a green field
  Granger, Ivan M. Twelve Ways to Lose Your Head on Maui
  Granger, Ivan M. rock doves mourn
  Hafiz The Essence of Grace
  Hafiz (Ladinsky, Daniel) Geronimo
  Hafiz (Ladinsky, Daniel) The Source
  Hallaj, Mansur al- Stillness
  Han-shan (Cold Mountain) Beyond Silence
  Heschel, Rabbi Abraham Joshua God Pursues Me Everywhere
  Heschel, Rabbi Abraham Joshua The Word Most Precious
  Hirshfield, Jane The Heart's Counting Knows Only One
  Holmes, Dick Given
  Holmes, Dick Words Call to You
  Holmes, Dick You Have Me
  Hsuan Chueh of Yung Chia / Yoka Genkaku [22] I have entered the deep mountains to silence and beauty (from The Shodoka)
  Ibn al-Farid, Umar Resist the calls of wrangling talk (from The Poem of the Sufi Way)
  Iraqi, Fakhruddin It speaks to me in the silence of this one
  Jacobsen, Rolf The Silence Afterwards
  Jacobsen, Rolf When They Sleep
  Jakushitsu Sitting in the Mountains
  Jimenez, Juan Ramon I Am Not I
  Kabir still the body
  Kalidas (Edwards, Lawrence) In the pre-dawn hours
  Kalidas (Edwards, Lawrence) My Dear One
  Kalidas (Edwards, Lawrence) Take Refuge in Silence
  Kalidas (Edwards, Lawrence) The mountain stands steady in its grandeur
  Kalidas (Edwards, Lawrence) The Way To Peace
  Kerouac, Jack The Scripture of the Golden Eternity
  Kerouac, Jack The sound of silence
  Khayyam, Omar [63] None answer'd this; but after Silence spake
  Ko Un Indangsu sea, shine dark blue
  Krishnamurti, Jiddu Ah, Come Sit Beside Me
  Krishnamurti, Jiddu Song of the Beloved (from The Immortal Friend)
  Kuzminsky, Irina In the beginning was the Word
  Lalla Word, Thought, Kula and Akula cease to be there!
  Lawrence, D. H. Deeper Than Love
  Lee, Li-Young Become Becoming
  Lee, Li-Young Nativity
  Lee, Li-Young Night Mirror
  Lee, Li-Young Out of Hiding
  Levertov, Denise Illustrious Ancestors
  Levertov, Denise Of Being
  Levertov, Denise Primary Wonder
  Levertov, Denise The Fountain
  Li Bai In the Quiet Night
  Li Bai Quiet Thoughts, Late
  Lu Tung Pin The Hundred Character Tablet (Bai Zi Bei)
  Machado, Antonio Siesta
  Maharshi, Ramana The Marital Garland of Letters
  Maharshi, Ramana The Song of the Poppadum
  McCombs, Chris Go Deeper
  McCombs, Chris Roos O Shab
  McCombs, Chris Swan Born
  Mei, Yuan Just Done
  Merton, Thomas A Messenger from the Horizon
  Merton, Thomas A Practical Program for Monks
  Merton, Thomas Aubade -- The City
  Merton, Thomas In Silence
  Merton, Thomas Night-Flowering Cactus
  Merton, Thomas Stranger
  Merton, Thomas The Sowing of Meanings
  Merwin, W. S. To the New Year
  Meshullam da Piera Song at Dawn
  Nachmanides (Nachman, Moses ben) Prayers for the Protection and Opening of the Heart
  Nasimi, Imadeddin Both worlds within my compass come, but this world cannot compass me
  Neruda, Pablo Keeping Quiet
  Niffari (an-Niffari, Muhammad ibn al-Hasan) The Standing "My Time Has Come"
  Nirmala it is here
  Nirmala why fear this moment
  Nirmala words do not come
  Novalis Uplifted is the stone
  Nurbakhsh, Javad Desiring You
  Oliver, Colin The Blue Chair
  Oliver, Mary Praying
  Oliver, Mary Spring
  Oliver, Mary Starlings in Winter
  Oliver, Mary This World
  Osborne, Arthur Be Still
  Porete, Marguerite Humility
  Porete, Marguerite O Lover of gentle nature
  Ramsay, Jay Beginning
  Ramsay, Jay By Loch Arrow
  Ramsay, Jay I saw a great light come down over London
  Ramsay, Jay In the End: The Beginning
  Ramsay, Jay Infinity and Beyond
  Ramsay, Jay Traveller: stop a moment (from Anamnesis)
  Raphael Reed, Sabah Toward the One
  Reninger, Elizabeth Bird Bath
  Reninger, Elizabeth Late Autumn
  Reninger, Elizabeth Reflection
  Reninger, Elizabeth Wood Pile
  Rilke, Rainer Maria I am, O Anxious One
  Rilke, Rainer Maria Silent friend of many distances, feel
  Rilke, Rainer Maria The Second Elegy (from The Duino Elegies)
  Roethke, Theodore Was it Light?
  Rosenstock, Gabriel I create silences
  Rosenstock, Gabriel in a Transylvanian mud-bath
  Rumi, Mevlana Jelaluddin look at love
  Rumi, Mevlana Jelaluddin Secretly we spoke
  Rumi, Mevlana Jelaluddin The minute I'm disappointed, I feel encouraged
  Rumi, Mevlana Jelaluddin You have fallen in love my dear heart
  Rumi, Mevlana Jelaluddin You are closer to me than myself (Ghazal 2798)
  Ryokan The winds have died, but flowers go on falling
  Sanai, Hakim Meditation
  Sanai, Hakim The path consists of neither words nor deeds
  Sanai, Hakim The Wild Rose of Praise
  Sarton, May New Year Resolve
  Sarton, May The Work of Happiness
  Saure, Gunter brilliant moons
  Saure, Gunter Forever Now
  silent lotus Entrapped
  silent lotus Feel the Peace
  silent lotus Hurdles
  silent lotus In the Clearing
  silent lotus The Hush
  silent lotus The Temple Walls
  silent lotus There Dwells an Innocence
  Sinan, Ummi The Rose
  Singh, Darshan How did I ever think silence the language of love?
  Solovyov, Vladimir All in azure today
  Solovyov, Vladimir Three Meetings
  Sri Chinmoy (Kumar Ghose, Chinmoy) At Last I Shall Listen
  Stafford, William A Message from Space
  Stafford, William Any Morning
  Stein, Edith I Will Remain With You...
  Stevens, Wallace The house was quiet and the world was calm
  Symeon the New Theologian The fire rises in me
  Szymborska, Wislawa Children of Our Era
  Szymborska, Wislawa Classifieds
  Szymborska, Wislawa I'm Working on the World
  Szymborska, Wislawa The Camel
  Tagore, Rabindranath (84) It is the pang of separation that spreads throughout the world (from Gitanjali)
  Tagore, Rabindranath (103) In one salutation to thee, my God (from Gitanjali)
  Teresa of Avila In the Hands of God
  Therese of Lisieux The Atom of Jesus-Host
  Thomas, R. S. But the silence in the mind
  Thomas, R. S. The Moor
  Thomas, R. S. Via Negativa
  Tilopa Song of the Mahamudra (Tilopa's Song to Naropa)
  Tolkien, J. R. R. Eärendil the Mariner
  Tolkien, J. R. R. The Song of Beren and Lúthien
  Tu Fu Visiting the Monastery at Lung-men
  Tukaram Thou art more kind than mother dear
  Underhill, Evelyn Introversion
  Ungar, Lynn Hawks
  Vaughan, Henry The Night
  Waghray, Raj Love Dawns
  Waghray, Raj The Aftertaste of Transcendence
  Waghray, Raj The One in White
  Walters, Dorothy One of the Ways
  Walters, Dorothy Still Life
  Walters, Dorothy Whoever Went In
  Whitman, Walt Pioneers! O Pioneers!
  Whyte, David All the True Vows
  Whyte, David It is Not Enough
  Wordsworth, William Such was the Boy--but for the growing Youth (from The Excursion, Book 1)
  Yogananda, Paramahansa God! God! God!
  Yogananda, Paramahansa Prayer for the Great Enlightenment
  Yogananda, Paramahansa Samadhi