143. Death and I

I shall dine with death.
Lo, he has already arrived;
No preparation is needed.
Both death and I
Shall start eating.
We shall stop eating
Only when death has devoured
My compassion-shower
And I have devoured
Death's disproportion-pride.
Sri Chinmoy, Cilj je postignut, Sri Chinmoy Centre, New York, 1974