Anger

Anger short poem

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Words, like thorns
With poisoned tips:
Drawing blood,
Inflicting pain;
The hurt becoming
A blinding rage,
Lashing out, so no one
Dares again.

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And numberless years
Of lashing out,
Of building fences
With barbed wires;
To preserve, protect,
Or is it imprison
The heart with Anger
Like Hell’s own fires?

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No space for beauty,
No room for laughter:
A bleak terrain
That stretches wide;
A barren landscape
Of sharp-edged flint:
No place for a smile
Or cheer to abide.

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What life is this?
What burdens these?
Why carry them,
Weighing down the Soul?
Just shrug them off,
Let Anger go
And Love come in,
To heal, make whole.

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For, Love can blunt
The sharpest thorns,
Relieve all hurt
And ease all pain;
Make flowers bloom
In arid sands,
And from the heart
All poison drain.

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Enjoyed reading your poem!

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