200. It does not last

The pomp of power

Does not last.

The throes of submission

Do not last.

The reign of ignorance-night

Cannot last.

The apparent defeat

Of Knowledge-light

Cannot last,

Nay, can never last.


From:Sri Chinmoy,Three hundred sixty-five Father's Day prayers, Agni Press, 1974
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