Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Acquisition v Introspection poem



Acquisition v Introspection
 poem

I buy a faster car
… the car loses its appeal
it’s really a symbol
of steering your own direction
...
cold, lifeless metal
what is a car?


I buy a bigger house
… the house loses its appeal
it’s really a symbol
of a larger Self
cold, inert bricks
what is a house?


I want everything
… compulsive desires
to clothe the emptiness.
it’s really a symbol,
a meaningful thirst
for the divine
volatile, contradictory processes
what am “I”?



labels:
poems, meaningful, psychology, consumerism, symbolic

1 comment :

  1. being sustains happy, fulfilled people
    having never does.
    It takes a while to learn this ..

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