Clever And Tricky

Before the race,

The marathon was temptation

Which I cleverly called

My aspiration.

After the race,

The marathon is frustration

Which I trickily call

My dedication.

- Sri Chinmoy

Excerpt from: Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, Part 5 by Sri Chinmoy, Copyright (c) 1900 by Sri Chinmoy – All rights reserved