23. Silence and sound

When the desire

To escape captured him,

He entered

Into a Himalayan cave.

Alas, peace and joy

Cared not for him.

He came back

To the sound-life

And discovered:

Silence is embodied perfection,

Sound is revealed manifestation.

From:Sri Chinmoy,The Golden Boat, part 4, Agni Press, 1974
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