Animal Kingdom 2 – Bat: Peculiarity

batSri 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 bat.

Bat: Peculiarity

Bat, my bat,
With your strange peculiarity-light you see at night,
And we see during the day.
Therefore you and men are equal.
Let us try to increase our capacities.
You try to see during the day
And we during the night.
God is merciful. Let us pray;
He will grant us His deathless Ray.

Sri Chinmoy, Animal Kingdom, Agni Press, 1973