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Paradise Circus

I am bleeding out onto the
canvas of forlorn creation,
I have met the pulsing phases of
motion and anguish;
The futile pleasures mankind hinges on
and aches for.

You think you live in Paradise,
With your ephemeral frames of pleasure,
You don't feel quite so empty now
that your pockets are filled with gold;
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Monday, December 9, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: blood,earth,morality,paradise,pleasure,religion,sacrifice,self
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
A reflection on Ecclesiastes 1: 14. The title and penultimate stanza is a reference to "Paradise Circus" by Massive Attack.
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