Poem: Slavery and Excess

slave

We will always be slaves to our own excesses

Until we learn the art of sufficiency,

Never taking more than we need

And never needing more than we take.

Civilization was founded on slavery

And sustained by the dissatisfaction of wanting

It is not a marker of progress

But a severe departure from the Truth

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s