01
Jan
08

Silence..

Wish to begin first post of 2008 with excerpt of poem by an American Poet Edgar Lee Masters , which expresses profound truth of our life

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I have known the silence of the stars and of the sea,
And the silence of the city when it pauses,
And the silence of a man and a maid,
And the silence of the sick
When their eyes roam about the room.
And I ask: For the depths,
Of what use is language?
A beast of the field moans a few times
When death takes its young.
And we are voiceless in the presence of realities —
We cannot speak.

Edgar Lee Masters

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2 Responses to “Silence..”


  1. January 1, 2008 at 7:54 pm

    Beautiful post. I like the snowfall too. Happy New Year!

  2. January 2, 2008 at 12:22 am

    what a beautiful poem ajay…in the time of constant chatter and hyper-connectivity, a little silence for reflection seems necessary. happy new year my friend.

    “A soundless sea on a voiceless heaven,
    Azure on azure, is mutely gazing.”
    Sri Aurobindo


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