anaesthetised souls, willfully sterile minds,

prancing around,
searching, ever searching
        on the prowl,
reaching for, hungering after, thirstily

the mirage of material gratification.

[  vultures hover above the carcass, circling, swooping, picking at the rotting flesh, sating a primal hunger, a need, the course of nature, genetically wired to feed  ]

anaesthetised souls, willfully sterile consciences,
consume, devour, fantasy seducing need,

a greed that has to feed,            oblivious, in inebriated consumer-fueled waves,         filling the coffers of capital,

a consensual,
        imperceptible metamorphosis, from a collective conscience, into a blinded horde of slaves … … …