Chasing El DoradoWhether one is a well-read scholarChasing El Dorado by nuvolasolitaria
Or a seasoned adventurer,
Dreamers alike have come and go
In search of the land known as El Dorado.
Sought after by many a man,
Explorers have searched far and wide
For a chance to see and behold
Its streets paved with glittering gold.
A city of vast wealth and riches,
The words hunger and poverty are obsolete
Since each man, wife, and child has a home,
A beautiful house encrusted with precious stones.
It’s a city of perfection, they say.
A paradise from the West, even.
But behind these tales of sparkles and gold,
The truth must always be told.
With more that enough for every man,
It‘s a place many want find.
But with ambitious goals and greedy eyes,
These travelers must be in for a big surprise!
Is there really such a city of richness?
One that mirrors the tales and legends?
Journeying long and turning up empty handed,
Is this what men really wanted?
No…True happiness can’t be found in greed
Nor in the pursuit of the em