213. Alas!

No man thinks
    He is weak.
No woman thinks
    She is ugly.
No thought thinks
    It is poor.
No doubt feels
    It can be vanquished.
No old man feels
    He is empty of advice.
No young man suspects
    He shall ever die.
Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 5, Aum Press, Puerto Rico, 1973