Angst: Poetry & Art

"Angst"  - 11"x 14" acrylic on canvas board

How did we get this far in Devolution
that we have regressed into men and women
who only care for themselves?

We go on destroying Creation,
tearing roots and heart asunder
with monstrosities never intended

How will we face our children,
watch their tear-streaked faces
as they bear the weight of all we have done?

We stand at the height of human civilization
and at the depth of human depravity
within a world torn between Vice and Virtue

How is there so much callousness and ruthlessness
within the depths of our selfishness
that has no rhyme or reason? 

There is terror in our blindness,
and futility in our tears:

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