A Need For Redemption - Poem by RIC S. BASTASA

the world opens a door
lets you in
makes you feel at home
and gives you love
and you give it children
it wants itself
populated and that is
what it only
wants from you and once
the progeny are
there the reality comes
in batches of
sorrows and
regrets and then the world
having taken what it
wants from you, soon,
excludes you
it closes the door
takes away air, chokes you
and then
you are gone for good

the world opens its doors
to populate itself with
innocent people
fooled into desire and lust
and then
finally expurgated into
the depths of

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 20, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, April 20, 2012

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