Animal Kingdom 31- Louse: Atrocity


Sri Chinmoy wrote a fascinating little compendium on the spiritual meaning of animals which was published by Agni Press in 1973. Today’s poem features the louse.

Louse: Atrocity

Louse, my louse,
Why do you devour
With your atrocity-hunger
Man’s purity-head and beauty-hair?
It is not fair,
It is not fair!
God’s Compassion-flood
Shall save man and his innocence.
Man’s angry hands
Shall destroy you, your

Sri Chinmoy, Animal Kingdom, Agni Press, 1973

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s