17. Your Presence and absence

Lord, since You know
That Your Presence is my
Himalayan delight,
Why don’t You come to me
 More often?

Lord, since You know
That Your absence
Is my oceanic sorrow,
Why don’t You tell me
Why You are quite often,
In season and out of season,
 Absent?

From: Sri Chinmoy, The Golden Boat, part 8 - , Agni Press, 1974
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