Desired... for a little while
Look at the pretty toy!
Shiny and new,
so fresh – captivating.
You obsess, the unfamiliar novelty
consumes your thoughts and dreams.
Such excitement, this is
the now, the au courant.
But you learn, your disenchantment grows.
Your plaything no longer intriguing…
restlessly, you discard it.
Searching for something new while
your devastated bauble decays.
Deterioration accelerates when
you get caught up with a new trifle.
Rejected, your toy fades –