6. In one day

In one day
I became old:
When earth refused to accept
   My help.

In one day
I became young again:
When Heaven offered me
   His friendship.

In one day
I fed earth’s ageless hunger:
When earth showed me
   Her sunken sun.

Sri Chinmoy, The Golden Boat, part 2.First published by Agni Press in 1974.

This is the 98th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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