143. Death and I

I shall dine with death.
Lo, he has already arrived;
No preparation is needed.
Both death and I
Shall start eating.
We shall stop eating
Only when death has devoured
My compassion-shower
And I have devoured
Death's disproportion-pride.

Sri Chinmoy, The Goal is won.First published by Agni Press in 1974.

This is the 117th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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