One day, and all the half-dead is done,
One day, and all the unborn begun;
A little path and the great goal,
A touch that brings the divine whole.
Hill after hill was climbed and now,
Behold, the last tremendous brow
And the great rock that none has trod:
A step, and all is sky and God.
Reference: # 139 in "Les poèmes de Sri
Aurobindo" (bilingual edition)
also in "Poems Past and Present" - 17
and "Collected Poems" - 109
all published by Sri
Aurobindo Ashram - Pondicherry
diffusion by SABDA