O My Desire-Life

O my desire-life,

Why do you force me

Always

To carry this heavy load

Of constant grief?

Why? Why?

O my aspiration-life,

I am dying for you.

I really am.

Where do you hide?

How do you hide?

Why do you hide?

Why? Why?

- Sri Chinmoy

Excerpt from: Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, Part 6 by Sri Chinmoy, Copyright (c) 1900 by Sri Chinmoy – All rights reserved