The Faustian Pact.
Desire is the root of all grief and sorrow in this world was all what he prattled.
This enlightened mendicant blathered of desire that left me a bit rattled.
I shrugged it off like mud from soiled greaves in rain without remorse.
For one’s life is unwhole without desire or joy and with such bland discourse.
I pondered again about desire as I walked home at night.