The Four Sides of Hate

May 2, 2010
Anger is the toxin you take,
Hoping for your foe to quake,
Like the veil behind a lie,
Hoping that your foe will die!

Fury is the double- edged blade,
You swing to send your foe to the grave,
With a cut, a swing, a blow, a slash,
You may have rent a cut in him,
But to yourself you’ve rent the gash

Rage is the all-consuming fire,
The life-eating, wife-beating, baby-eating pyre,
Clouds your judgment, clouds your eyes,
Sharpens your tongue to a sickly spike,
Destroyer of reason, rage is burning higher!

Spite, the lightning-fast-striking,
Strike with thunder fast- you’re not even trying,
Not even trying, to rein yourself in,
You wish to spite him of his sin!

The toxin, the blade, the fire and the lightning,
The Anger, the Fury, the Raging and the Spitening,
Let no thoughts of these entertain you soul,
For down that road, Hell freezes cold!

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Brian_Lambert said...
May 26, 2010 at 9:51 pm
This is good... i can definitely relate to this.... but just be careful you don't feel this way about too many people :) Keep writing for suree
DaniWill This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 24, 2010 at 9:15 pm
You have some strong dislike for your Spanish teacher but it sure does translate into an incredible poem. i like this a lot!
Supernova7 replied...
May 24, 2010 at 11:31 pm
I loved it:) i can reate. could you please read some of my work?
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