432. He and his experiences

He and his eyes
Stood against the blue-vast sky.

    He and his nose
Stood against the green-brown earth.

    He and his arms
Stood against the gold-white Heaven.

    His victories were followed
    By giant defeats.

    His defeats were followed
    By Himalayan victories.

    He and his experiences
Breathe Immortality’s Life.
Sri Chinmoy, The Wings of Light, part 9, Aum Press, Puerto Rico, 1974