160. Before he saw

Before he saw
  The face of the world,
He was the smile of an angel-child.

Before he saw
  The Face of God,
He was the tempest of despair.

Before he saw
  The face of God-manifestation,
He was the life of uncertainty.

From: Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 4 - , Agni Press, 1973
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