Before

Before the mind-night
Sets in
I must reach
My heart-light home.

      â€“ Sri Chinmoy. (Source)

Before

Before the dark
Before the ebbing of reason
Before the conscious or unconscious breaking
with light.
Before the waning of faith
Before the vital’s whirlpool drag
Before the lockjawed “no”
Before the closed eye of denial
Before You leave this earth,

I must reach You.
I must reach You.
I must reach You.

– Bhikshuni Weisbrot.

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