12. Expectations

As long as men are mortal

I expect nothing from them.

However, one thing I expect:

Their gratitude-flames.


As long as the gods are immortal

I expect many things from them.

But perhaps one thing will do:

Constant concern.


From:Sri Chinmoy,The Golden Boat, part 2, Agni Press, 1974
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