Music Monday-Song Six: Ministry - Faith Collapsing

The Mystic Apes

Driven by the promise of
salvation from the "Self,"
progressive feet pound
in great masses, pushing
toward the outer edges--straining
and grinding and bent
on being the first to grab
the gilded ring.

Group thought forms
in a swarm of shadowed veils--
compliance dressed in
safety blankets and wealth assured
by total transparency.

All the while, three monkeys sit
with hands over eyes,
over ears,
and over mouth.

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