18. The story of my common senseWhen my common sense
Was fast asleep,
I lived in the animal kingdom.
I felt and filled my hungry abyss.
When I surrendered
My common sense to my Inner Pilot,
Peace-sea, sun-world, love-Heaven
At long last
Discovered their permanence
In my God-hunger supreme.
Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 1, Agni Press, 1973