Utopia

by José Wan Díaz


I want neither
Heaven nor Nirvana;
I just want a place
where the herds
can graze unafraid,
where the human animal
hates the thought
of consuming flesh.

I want to go where riches
don’t actually mean money,
to a country where the poor
and the wealthy are only legend.

I don’t want to live
in the mythical land
flowing with milk and honey;
I want to live in a real realm
of peace and calm,
a place where bread
doesn’t taste
like the sweat
of my fellow man.

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