297. The desire of power

The desire of love-power
Raised him high, very high.

The desire of indifference-power
Dragged him down
Beyond his imagination.

The desire of thought-power
Killed his inner silence.

The desire of money-power
Fooled him, his life, his all.

Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 6.First published by Agni Press in 1973.

This is the 37th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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