When I saw my life
In the silent room of death
I was thrilled.
I smiled because
I was given a new job
By my Lord Supreme:
To discover an oasis
In the spanless desert of death.
Jobless, aimless, helpless and hopeless
No more am I.
No more my heartbeats
A standing jest, derision.
I shall perform my God-ordained task
And become infinity’s Dream and
From ‘ The Dance of Light ‘ by Sri Chinmoy
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