278. I touched

I touched
The tail of jealousy.
It threw at me
A garland of curses.

I touched
The eyes of doubt.
They gave me
A glass of venom-water.

I touched
The heart of fear.
It presented me
With incapacity-sea.

I touched
The soul of faith.
It offered me
God’s Garland of Roses.

Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 6.First published by Agni Press in 1973.

This is the 37th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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