Beyond all the beauty of our planet’s glow, Exists this shameless ploy of a human show. Is it too hard for us to see? Or have we forgotten how to intellectually grow?
Some pray to their gods in a vicious search for mercy, While others intrigue themselves in much controversy. Yet when it is all said and done, Our actions drag us down to the lowest of scurvy.
There are even those hungry enough they’ll kill for food, If there is a god—I tell you they’ve been royally screwed. And then, a percentage of those With mansions and treasures of an enormous magnitude.
It seems all we have done, Since the Earth’s begun, Is to follow the words of madmen holding a gun. But do the spoils of war even matter When we are all living under the same sun?
Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth We’ve got Daredevils, acrobats and clowns dishing out the mirth” Somewhere speakers crackle to life and a record plays “Ra da da da da da da da da da” The
Sever The strings Heart Stuffed and stitched Black as the crow A wooden figurine In a one man puppet show The audience Seated Indian style In front of the stage Their laughter And cheers Eat away at Him Like a
Measure not the sincerity of friends, Time will show you worth of all, Those with you in cheers and delight, Probably won’t answer to your call, When you’re in trouble or lagging behind, Most of them’ll fly and flee. Lose
They’re playing jazz in Leavenworth, ersatz Bavarian tourist trap of Washington State, a brittle-fingered quartet sentenced to the cellar of a failed Bierpalast fake snow sweating down the cinder block walls. the musicians don’t care; music coats their stomachs extra