SABCL - Volume 5
I. Short Poems
The Lost Deliverer
Pythian he came; repressed beneath his heel
The hydra of the world with bruisèd head.
Vainly, since Fate’s immeasurable wheel
Could parley with a straw. A weakling sped
The bullet when to custom’s usual night
We fell because a woman’s faith was light.
Later edition of this work: The Complete Works of Sri Aurobindo.- Set in 37 volumes.- Volume 2.- Collected Poems.- Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, 2009.- 751 p.