Hope-Buds Are Wide Awake

Hope-buds are

Eternally wide awake

Inside my aspiration-heart.

Fulfilment-flowers are

Preternaturally fast asleep

Inside earth’s indifference-reign.

- Sri Chinmoy

Excerpt from: Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, Part 8 by Sri Chinmoy, Copyright (c) 1900 by Sri Chinmoy – All rights reserved