His body knows
What quick deterioration means.

His vital knows
What sad depression means.

His mind knows
What wild frustration means.

His heart knows
What true destruction means.

And he himself knows
What death-invitation means.

Excerpt from ‘The Wings of Light Part 1‘ by  Sri Chinmoy

Copyright © Sri Chinmoy 1975


(Library of Sri Chinmoy Poetry)        (Selected Poetry)        (Aphorisms)