The speaker of "Flower Offering," from Paramahansa Yogananda’s Songs of the Soul, demonstrates the power of making a humble offering at the feet of the Divine Creator.
Will it be a Merry or Unmerry Christmas this year? Read this poem and decide for yourself.
The poem, "My India," is Paramahansa Yogananda's moving tribute to his native country.
In Paramahansa Yogananda’s poem, “For Thee and Thine,” the speaker dramatizes his spiritual journey, which includes the enjoyment of all wholesome earthly things.
Johnson's speaker offers an imaginative, dramatic rendering of the origin of creation.
When inspiration does not come, I go for a walk, go to the movies, talk to a friend, let go… The muse is bound to return again, especially if I turn my back! ~Judy Collins
Like a woman An orchid is a beautiful flower Like her foundation Its stem is strong yet flexible Like her skin The petals are silky soft to the touch Compared to her feminine body An orchid's form is curvaceous Like her...
A. E. Housman's "To an Athlete Dying Young" and Paramahansa Yogananda's "The Dying Youth's Divine Reply" offer two contrasting views of the human response to that inevitable event called death.
In our fast-paced society, we always seem to be in a rush. If only we could slow down and have more patience, we might find that we will reach our destinations in time, without having to rush.
Original poems about birds. How different birds inspire different kinds of poetry.