49. Excuses

God, we were fully awake,
But our pilot slept
  All the way.
  Therefore we are late.

God, our pilot was fully awake,
But we slept
  All the way.
Of course he had
Our inner support
Outer approval
To place us
At Your Feet
On time.

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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