Are You Not Ashamed?

Hurry up, my body!

Are you not ashamed

Of your lethargy-night?

Hurry up, my vital!

Are you not ashamed

Of your aggression-fight?

Hurry up, my mind!

Are you not ashamed

Of your doubt-poison?

Hurry up, my heart!

Are you not ashamed

Of your timidity-insecurity?

- Sri Chinmoy

Excerpt from: Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, Part 1 by Sri Chinmoy, Copyright (c) 1900 by Sri Chinmoy – All rights reserved