47. Smile and go away

Short are the hours of pleasure-life,

Yet man wants it.

Long are the hours of happiness-life,

Yet man wants it not.

Smile and go away

From the hours of pleasure-life.

Cry and stay within

The hours of happiness-life.

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