Hamster Wheel

This busy world

Frenetic ants

Scurry to and fro;

Their loads of burden

Weigh them down

Their faces play a show.

 

Below the pond

Their duck-like legs

Paddle like dogs in water;

The currents strong

The rapids fierce

They’re fearful, oh to falter.

 

But truth be told

The waters still

Could soothe a troubled mind;

If vice-like grip

Could free its hold

A sense of peace untwined.

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