8. We have failed

You have tried to break

Death's control.

Alas, you have badly failed.

He has tried to fathom

A love-sea.

Alas, he has sadly failed.

I have tried to build

A gratitude-cottage.

Alas, I have hopelessly failed.

From:Sri Chinmoy,The Golden Boat, part 13, Agni Press, 1974
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