DEPRESSION: my muse

this may enhance your listening pleasure:

 

watch this to get the complete feel of this piece. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032600/vp/48178080#48178080 focus on the time stamp 12:01 to 13:53

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Our smiles have betrayed our inheritance.

A smile that we have practiced while staring down the barrel of a gun.

A smile that has been passed along, a gift of sorts, magic even.

A smile that has put food on tables and allowed tried souls to rest.

A smile indistinguishable from any other, a smile that says I’m okay, I’m not a threat, I come in peace, please allow me to leave in it.

A smile that disguised fears, that make men shrink and women vanish.

A smile much like an opiate to bringers of harm and bone breakers and night riders.

A smile that allows one, to maybe live another day.

A smile so dehumanizing it makes people feel nothing, even towards like.

A smile that appears…

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