247. Against

Against his doctor’s warnings,
   He slept very little.

Against his disciples’ beggings,
   He ate too much.

Against humanity’s heavy snorings,
   He has little to say.

Against divinity’s measured blessing,
   He has much to say.

Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 5.First published by Agni Press in 1973.

This is the 36th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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