910. He is lost

He is lost.
He has no choice,
He has no voice.
He has lost
What he had:
Poise, inner poise.
He has forgotten
What he knew:
Joy, inner joy.
He has smashed
What he built:
His Palace, his inner Palace.
Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 19, Aum Press, Puerto Rico, 1973