What they did was maybe reprehensible.
but, the need to feed their ego satiated
the dye was cast.
In a whir of obvious mechanics and
other unscrupulous noise
all rendered in the blink of an eye
with one quick flick and twist of the wrist
the distant curtains of clouds
were scattered, rent asunder
in marvel at their latest
(a fly on the wall)
can only watch and scan the
prize my insect eyes
(like protected skin)
the painted gild began to shed
its outer molded wax
there on the plinth stood
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The picture is of the God Prometheus supposedly Creating Man.
(I love legends and all history)