A Sublime Truth

My despair,

My wild despair,

I have discovered

A sublime truth:

I can do something

Infinitely better

Than surrender to you-

Fight, fight!

I must fight against you

To bring to the fore

The Real in me:

My inspiration-sky

And aspiration-sun.

– Sri Chinmoy

Excerpt from: Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, Part 9 by Sri Chinmoy, Copyright (c) 1900 by Sri Chinmoy – All rights reserved