200. It does not last

The pomp of power
Does not last.
The throes of submission
Do not last.
The reign of ignorance-night
Cannot last.
The apparent defeat
Of Knowledge-light
Cannot last,
Nay, can never last.

Sri Chinmoy, Three hundred sixty-five Father's Day prayers.First published by Agni Press in 1974.

This is the 123rd book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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