276. What a downfall!

There was a time

When I prayed to God

For Eternity’s sunrise.

Now I am praying to God

Only for a fleeting flame.

Alas, alas,

What a downfall!


From:Sri Chinmoy,Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 3, Agni Press, 1979
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