36. I was born to be alone (I)

I was born to see alone.
Whom have I seen?
An orphan soul.
What have I seen?
    An infant world.

I was born to walk alone.
Whom have I reached?
The King of frustration.
Where have I reached?
    Eternity’s nowhere.
Sri Chinmoy, The Golden Boat, part 9, Vishma Press, New York, 1974