When pangs flashed
    Across your heart,
        You criticised God.

When pangs flashed
    Across your mind,
        You blamed God.

When pangs flashed
    Across your vital,
        You cursed God.

When pangs flashed
    Across your body,
        You deserted God.

Excerpt from ‘Dance of Life Part 4‘ by  Sri Chinmoy

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