when I gaze upon you.
For surely I have finally and completely
abandoned any hope of humanity’s redemption,
and gone and invented the existence of you.
You, my beautifully-wrapped present,
so alluring in its facade;
but it’s the potential of what’s within that’s paramount.
So, I am in a frenzy to unwrap you, but alas!
Rabid and foaming with desire,
I breathe Peace into my soul,
and impatiently learn the hard lesson
of that worthy virtue, Patience.
For to rush a thing before its time
limits its possibilities.
So, as a rope thrumming in its tautness,
Like a ravenous creature, I salivate in anticipation
of the succulent feast I am about to devour;
for the time is nigh.
I can feel it,