SABCL - Volume 5
I. Short Poems
Bride of the Fire
Bride of the Fire, clasp me now close,–
Bride of the Fire!
I have shed the bloom of the earthly rose,
I have slain desire.
Beauty of the Light, surround my life,–
Beauty of the Light!
I have sacrificed longing and parted from grief,
I can bear thy delight.
Image of ecstasy, thrill and enlace,–
Image of bliss!
I would see only thy marvellous face,
Feel only thy kiss.
Voice of Infinity, sound in my heart,–
Call of the One!
Stamp there thy radiance, never to part,
O living Sun.
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.