ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

A Moment's Peace (Poem)

Updated on November 5, 2016
manatita44 profile image

Manatita is an esteemed author living in London, UK. He writes spiritual books, flash fiction and esoteric poetry, his favourite genre.

Sri Chinmoy with Peace Torch
Sri Chinmoy with Peace Torch | Source
Sri Chinmoy
Sri Chinmoy
Source

A moment’s peace, edifies the spirit,

Sharpens my intuition, and centres the heart on Love.

Like the wings of a dove, it sails on the river of time,

And flies above the storms of life.


A moment’s peace, is blessed above all else,

Fills my core with virtue, and takes away my vale of tears;

Like a beam of perpetual light,

It embraces me with its nectar rays.


A moment’s peace, is sweeter to my emotions,

Than the honeycomb;

Fills my soul with heavenly joy;

And alleviates the magnitude, of my earthly pangs.


A moment’s peace, awakens in me,

The light of a new dawn.

It is as strong as a lion; yet meek as a lamb.

This peace is needful to my progress,

Frees me from a flood of worldly thoughts,

And destroys the rust of my unhappiness.


A moment’s peace,

Grant’s me the grace of inward vision;

The fusion of ardent love,

And delights in the sovereign good,

Above all visible things.


A moment’s peace, is contented with little;

Feels more blessed to give than to receive.

It shares in the fullness of our joys,

And is most precious, when preserved in silence.





PEACE

Source

A moment’s peace, flies on the wings of burning love,

Descends again, like the dew,

And knows the fullness of heaven.

Like clouds of fragrant incenses,

This peace is soothing to my being.


A moment’s peace, evokes from deep within,

Deeds inspired by love.

It fires the heart, enlightens the understanding.

And dispels, like smoke, the seeds of grief.


A moment’s peace,

Has the innocence of a child’s smile.

It kindles the psalm of brotherhood,

Like the oneness of an Olympic dream:

A gift of Love supreme.


A moment’s peace,

Like the newborn, cradled in its mother’s arms.

Can and shall make this world beautiful,

A moment’s peace … …..

Sri Chinmoy reciting poetry

Peace: That ever-elusive quality

Do Humans Really Work For Peace?

See results

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      6 years ago from london

      Appreciated. Love to India and all her loving Souls.

    • shalini sharan profile image

      shalini sharan 

      6 years ago from Delhi

      tihs was a really inspiring work

      thank you

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      6 years ago from london

      We see what we are, or are aspiring to be. I commend you. God speed.

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      6 years ago from london

      Thank You.

      We see what we are or are aspiring to be. God speed!!

    • Quirinus profile image

      Queirdkus Ω Ibidem 

      6 years ago from Sitting on the Rug

      You write with profound words, manatita44. Thanks for the inspiration! Voted beautiful

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      6 years ago from london

      You are my favourite fan and my 'soul' sister, but not in the ordinary sense of the term. Many blessings

    • MsDora profile image

      Dora Weithers 

      6 years ago from The Caribbean

      "A moment’s peace, awakens in me, The light of a new dawn." These are my favorite lines in my favorite verse of this poem. "Rust of my unhappiness" speaks volumes. So many striking images from the poet's heart, invite our surrender to a moment's peace. Voted Up, Useful and Beautiful!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)