Greed Grips Every Heart, No Less than Lust

Music: Les Corps Glorieux. Part VII: Le Mystere de la Sainte Trinite.
By Olivier Messiaen. Sequenced by Serge Winitzki at Kunst der Fuge.

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Greed grips every heart, no less than lust.
Reason drowns in fantasies of power.
Even though the journey ends in dust,
Each finds ample cravings in the hour,
Destined to dark seeds that root and flower.




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