Yesterday I Desired To Live

Yesterday I desired to live

On reputation-bubbles.

Today I am longing to live

With transcendence-waves.

Tomorrow I shall be crying to live

In the very depths

Of Compassion-Sea.

– Sri Chinmoy

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