258. The dance

The dance of desires
Never ends.
Although the dancers
Become tired and breathless,
The dance of desires
Never ends.

The dance of fulfilment
Never begins.
Although man
Cries and sighs,
The dance of fulfilment
Never begins.

From: Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 6 - , Agni Press, 1973
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