I fear

I fear to speak, I fear to speak.
My tongue is killed, my heart is weak.

I fear to think, I fear to think.
My mind is wild and apt to sink.

I fear to see, I fear to see.
I eat the fruits of Ignorance-tree.

I fear to love, I fear to love.
A train of doubts around, above.

I fear to be, I fear to be.
Long dead my life of faith in me.

Sri Chinmoy, AUM — Vol. 4, No.12, July 27, 1969.First published by AUM Centre Press in 1969.

This is the 9037th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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