Ferris Wheel

Ferris Wheel

Greatness do we desire
Power do we covet
Meekness we don’t admire
Virtue has long been dead
Rather than inspire
We oppress

Our souls are like the deepest of pits
We’ve stuffed em with so much shit we can’t breathe
The suppression of the guilt we feel
Resulting from the oppression of our conscience
A deceitful consensus of the crowd in our solitary hearts
To kill our passion
Our passion to see things done right
Right now, a black hole is all that’s left
Sucks in every word and every hint of reason that manages to drift in
What is left?
Maybe pride, maybe pain, maybe hate, maybe nothing.
And to have nothing…to BE nothing is the scariest thing
We come from nothing and we’ll return to nothing
What’s inside of him?
Not pain, not hurt, not pride, not love, not peace…just nothing.
That sick feeling in your gut that you get when you think long and hard about what if there was no you, there was no world, there was no God…but thank God there’s a God.
Because there’s a God we have courage to hope
And if there’s hope love will not die
And with love and hope, faith will thrive.
Faith in God
Faith in love
Faith in humanity
Faith in your hands
Faith in whatever you wanta have faith in
Faith allows us to survive

Greatness do we desire
Power do we covet
Meekness we don’t admire
Virtue has long been dead

We have created stars bigger than what stars are
We call them superstars
We don’t mind that their living they make from lies
We even celebrate their vice
They sing to us in their pretty voices and tell us what they wish
We agree because they say it so beautifully
We dance sometimes not because we need to but because they want us to
Yes we want to be entertained and yes we want to shuffle our feet
We make one superstar and that superstar makes another superstar and that superstar makes another superstar and on and on and on
So we take whatever they throw at us
They determine what we enjoy
And they even make us toys
Some of em we take as demi-gods
Their lives we make our topics of discourse
The man on your street lost his legs fighting for his country but no one will ever hear
They get a new puppy and name it after their mummy; the whole world talks about it for a year.
Gone are the days when virtuous men were superstars
Respected for their wisdom
Honored for their truthfulness
Loved for their humility
Sought after for their counsel
In Noah’s ark they all must have disappeared

Greatness do we desire
Power do we covet

We must take the throne!! At the expense of our souls
Our hearts we throw away, our conscience we shelve.
When we want IT we can kill to get it
Had the universe been ours, all of it we would have spent.
The desire for IT drives us to ways that are crooked
Like maggots on rotten flesh, it eats our decaying hearts away.
POWER corrupts and absolute power destroys
Like a ferris wheel, round and round the cycle goes.
Round and round, in a circle’s center is our goal.
In the end, there’s always an end.

6 thoughts on “Ferris Wheel” by Korayday (@DelectableKay)

  1. I love this piece. Everything single bit if it. Nice on, keep it up.

    1. Korayday (@DelectableKay)

      Thanks. That means a lot :)

  2. Nice I’d say but the second to the last stanza should have been short, concise and precise as the first.

    1. Korayday (@DelectableKay)

      Thanks. :) Noted

  3. @DELECTABLEKAY love this, so much truth in your words. Nice piece.

    1. Thanks a mil :)

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