0144 Hate [1997]

Hate is but a shadow of fear,
Grinding and clawing us inside out.
How can we live with fear?
What good comes of hate?
Hate is what propelled the most fearsome tyrants,
Who, inside, feared what they themselves conquered.
Fear is what propels us backwards and not forward.
Fear is why we live our lives glancing over our shoulders,
At something we imagine might be there.

About taikodragonjkf

Member of Spokane Taiko. Poet. Karaoke singer. Love cats and baseball.
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