Jack Rivas


Apoteosis of the Soul


Filled with sarcasm with cynics bound
Collective and automatic.
A paradise lost.
Fueled by success
determined by the system.
Allow it to consume it so become part of the parade
that walks on its cold streets where concrete and steel
determines one's destiny.
A currency that moves.
Destroying any obstacle on the way.
Embracing the image of a fabricated self that dennies humanity for its own sake.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 03, 2007
Edited: Saturday, March 19, 2011
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  • Rookie William Jackson (7/3/2007 11:55:00 PM)

    Thought provoking. I like this one! One definitely has to avoid being swept along by the dehumaninzing aspects of the current civilization. (Report) Reply

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