12. The reason is obvious

 My brave day sinks
In my darkening night.
 My confident heart sinks
In my trembling fear.
  Do you know why?
The reason is obvious.
When I was wearing my victory-crown
  And
When I was sitting on the victory-throne
I consciously forgot
To place at God’s Feet
My garland of surrender-gratitude.

Sri Chinmoy, The Golden Boat, part 8.First published by Agni Press in 1974.

This is the 104th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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