carousel horse

Here we are on the carousel of life, riding the highs and lows,
Only to discover that we were running in circles all along.
Once our visions were grand, beautiful, magical.
On closer inspection, we realize that it’s not what we thought at all.
Paint is chipped, all is dirty, and parts are broken.
The lights hid what we did not want to see, and instead
Showed us what they wanted us to believe was true.