A Marathon Run

A marathon run

Is not fun.

It is an unspeakably

Serious matter.

A marathon run

Turns me into an orphan-life:

No father, no mother,

Helpless and hopeless.

- Sri Chinmoy

Excerpt from: Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, Part 4 by Sri Chinmoy, Copyright (c) 1900 by Sri Chinmoy – All rights reserved