477. I behold

Quickly and thoughtlessly
An angel ascends.
I behold her beauty’s wings.

Slowly, steadily, gracefully and soulfully
An angel descends.
I behold her beauty’s light,
Offering’s might and duty’s height,
And something more:
God’s Compassion.

Sri Chinmoy, The Wings of Light, part 10.First published by Agni Press in 1974.

This is the 86th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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