I will meet one day the Life within
me, the joy that hides in my life, though
the days perplex my path with their idle dust.
I have known it in glimpses, and its
fitful breath has come upon me making
my thoughts fragrant for a while.
I will meet one day the Joy without
me that dwells behind the screen of
light – and will stand in the overflowing
solitude where all things are seen as by