944. If I

If I
Do not change my doubting mind
Then there is a safe place
For me:
A grand mental asylum.

If I
Cannot change my doubting mind
Then there is a safer place
For me:
An enormous coffin.

If I
Cherish my doubting mind
Then there is the safest place
For me:
A vast burial ground.
Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 19, Aum Press, Puerto Rico, 1973