Transcendence-perfection

November 1, 1977 was the second anniversary of Sri Chinmoy’s monumental poetry-achievement, Transcendence-Perfection, a book of 843 poems written within a twenty-four hour span. The following poems are from that book

I can only promise

I can promise
To be sincere;
But sweet Lord,
It is You alone
Who have to make me sincere.

I can promise
To be good;
But beloved Lord,
It is You alone
Who can and will
Make me eternally and supremely good.

Sri Chinmoy, AUM — Vol.II-4, No.11, November 27, 1977.First published by Vishma Press in 1977.

This is the 9126th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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by Sri Chinmoy
From the book AUM — Vol.II-4, No.11, November 27, 1977, made available to share under a Creative Commons license

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