"My Depraved Ascent to Clarity"

by Jeph Johnson

 

Others have concluded 

It a selfish endeavor;

My reason for living:

Gifting others with pleasure

 

Life I felt precious;

A gift unto itself

Out of reach my reason 

Festered too high on the shelf

 

So I slept all day and throughout the night

Deducing my daydreams:

"Irrational ain't natural"

Thus chaos reigned supreme 

 

I wonder what it's like 

When others go mad?

When it seems like all around me

That's all that they've had

 

Most just call it "smiling"

When rationalization begins

But the fresh clean air of sanity

Flexes my face when I breathe it in

 

Or is it the error of sanity?

Should I not have embraced the profane?

The allure of sanctimonious vanity

Makes most better off insane

 
Author's Notes/Comments: 

2020

View daddyo's Full Portfolio
Starward's picture

That is a very interesting

That is a very interesting perspective.


Starward

[ * /+/ ^ ]