O My Failure-Fountain

O my failure-fountain,

Although I do not love you,

I do not hate you either.

O my victory-fountain,

Although you have granted me

A vast range of victory-mountains,

I can’t love you unreservedly,

For my satisfaction-sun

Is still a far cry.

– Sri Chinmoy

Excerpt from: Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, Part 3 by Sri Chinmoy, Copyright (c) 1900 by Sri Chinmoy – All rights reserved