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58 poems tagged HATE


»Rain Man«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Nov 7, 2016

Rain man, Rain man, Rain man. / Pour out your rains to wash all the / Evil away. So much hatred roams / The earth, love seems to be the forgotten / Dream which has lost its worth. / Police brutality used as ammunition / For war. The red and blue colors / From the police car light up the sky / And have the…  sign in to read more »


»The call of nature«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Sep 28, 2016

It does not need to be disturbed... / It does not need to be shouted... / It does not need to be interrogated... / / It does not need to be accused of anything that it had never done / It does not need to be mistaken for anything that is not perfect... / / The call of nature respect and it needs to be…  sign in to read more »


»Lilith«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 23, 2016

Well millions of years ago she came / To be the first woman born of dirt and / Earth and no her name was not Eve... / She was willful, vain and demanded / Equality but Adam refused her dark / Hearted soul and asked God to banish / Her from the garden but as she made / Her way to the sea she spoke…  sign in to read more »


»Leave Me Alone«

by Bo Lanier, Feb 7, 2016

No thanks...I don't feel like doing that today / Tomorrow isn't good for me either...can't you / Take a hint I just wanna be alone but you keep / Trying to change me and my life well it may not / Be much of a life but it's my life... / You say you love me and you hate seeing me / This way, take a long…  sign in to read more »


»Blood on the Floor«

by Bo Lanier, Nov 19, 2015

Well my mother might be almost sixty / But she's still one damn good-looking / Woman, inside and out she's has such / A kind heart and her feelings run deeper / Than any ocean can and such a beautiful / Beautiful woman who could have any man / But why she settled for you I'll never / Understand, you low…  sign in to read more »


»Little One«

by Ntombizethu Simphiwe, Aug 13, 2015

Little one, little one / all she needs is someone / someone who can treat her as if she is the only one, / but then there are these streets which mistreat / young girls for a trick or treat / with their deceit / with HIV/AIDS they compete. / / Come in he said, so as I ate the cakes / that daddy baked I…  sign in to read more »


»No«

by Maria Sharon Moemise, Jun 1, 2015

Cast in concrete, memories of when / I became a woman, forced by men / All I feared became a reality just as / the traces of childhood ran past / / Shadows, wafting a stale sweat smell / Grabbing at me just as I fell / No one heard me shouting, screaming / No! They pushed, breathing, heaving / / A child ran…  sign in to read more »


»Tourette Syndrome - The fruits«

by Ryan John Cremore, May 18, 2015

No where is where it is - can't be found, so there; / No where is where it goes just sits and waits for your despair; / Scratching your inner most private thoughts, with words of hunger and sadistic retorts; / Knaving away like a millstone on corn, destroying your life before you were born; / Decrepit…  sign in to read more »


»Power of words«

by Shylet Noma Clint, Nov 6, 2014

When I was but a young girl I just loved opposites, then I didn't know they attract. / Defying the odds and always being the odd one out, now I only find out it's what they call gender. / Female, feminine, phenomenal are words I started understanding when I became a young woman. / Pubic, puberty is not…  sign in to read more »


»The Voice, Guess who?«

by Shylet Noma Clint, Aug 4, 2014

I love lonely hearts. / I hate faithful partners. / I love married women and men they are my easy target. / Temptation is my trend. / I hate it when people block me. / I love teenagers who are going through adolescence and life challenges. / I hate it when they abstain. / Guess who? / / I lie but who doesn'…  sign in to read more »


»Our Cultures Forgotten«

by Blessing Ntsaluba, Jun 25, 2014

Our Cultures Forgotten, / Mother Tong Never Spoken, / Equality never shared and Friendship never cherished. / / We are lost by our fathers, abandoned by our mothers / laughed at by our neighbors, taken grant-age by our friends / and even killed by our loved ones. / / Our Souls are no more treasured, Money…  sign in to read more »


»Speak of Politics«

by Blessing Ntsaluba, Jun 25, 2014

Speak of politics then you shall be speaking about a nightmare without a shield of protection. / It is humans who are politicians but men still fear. Politics is a definition of government in control, / government who works for the people and not supposed to be feared by the people but men still speak…  sign in to read more »


»My life, a song...«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Oct 18, 2013

My life is a song, / A music track / Track I'm running the race of life / God my composer / Mixes of scratches, low key registers and noise fluctuations play along but I still keep my beat / Pause, / Angels my backup vocals / Family my drums and bass / Friends my strings, orchestral arrangements / Enemies my…  sign in to read more »


»We Need Another«

by Tshililo Khanari, Jul 6, 2013

We've come so far yet the past seems so close. Yesterday & today look like twins from the same umbilical cord. Young & old, they all seek one more peace accord. / / Their blood was shed then, but its smell lingers on to this day. But its life; never to be recouped again. / / That June 16, 1976 was…  sign in to read more »


»The blow«

by Yolande Du Plessis, Jun 28, 2013

Shadows embrace / Darkness fills my soul / My black eye contorts objects around / Night fills my vision / As the final blow falls / / Faintly sound surrounds me / Light barely reaches my purple eye / A hand / Retreat / The hand remains / Soft, welcoming / / Standing again / Dark spots remain / But light…  sign in to read more »


»Faces in the tiles«

by Leo Long, Apr 18, 2013

Obscure, drawn, demented / With mouths a gasp / We blend in wishing to stand out / / The mop that sloshes / Keeps us clean / But below its dark and dingy / / Our screams of pain / Aching to be heard / Are masked by the ever shiny wax / / Too long have the feet of oppressors trodden us down / The scuffs that…  sign in to read more »


»What Do We Do?«

by Natachja De Weber, Mar 2, 2013

Sweet Anene Booysen, / Just 17 years old. / Her attacker was familiar, / So he lures her off alone. / Invited of his friends, / As if it was for fun. / Violate her innocence, / So you can just imagine. / Tells her not to scream, / As her perception changes. / "Don't hurt me I beg you please" / But her…  sign in to read more »


»EM-P-TY«

by Sakhile Koaho, Oct 3, 2012

empty is how I feel / this house I wanna leave / lonely is how I feel / getting out is all that left for me / mind somewhere else / body still here / my heart has left / seems like I have lost interest / / feel like my organs are separated / from his body of mine / tall walls surrounding them / solitary…  sign in to read more »


»Non-Racist Me«

by Mashell Chapeyama, May 28, 2012

Brains are buried in skulls / There are no beautiful skulls / No complexioned intelligence / Neither black, or colored skulls. / Neither negroid, Hispanic nor white human wastes / No do our gutturals and our graves. / It may all exist in our minds. / Yet to be forever taken to the cemetery / The cemetery of…  sign in to read more »


»Manchild«

by Bruce Gorton, Apr 23, 2012

Muscular emotion branded in his face / His jaw tense his eyes wild / At his temple the pulse does race / Tongue clipped to all things mild / / To be an adult means to stand / And be at your own command / Just between urge and action / Facing bloody attraction / / The fingers of reason are now broken / Sanity…  sign in to read more »


»Afridi Is king«

by Rabi Ul Islam, Mar 8, 2012

He holds his bat with all his might, / The bowlers bowl with full of fright. / He is the man, he is the king, / He smashes every ball out of the ring. / / Once he entered the pitch by chance, / And changed the game in a single glance. / He is the man depended on hard times, / For he is the king of all the…  sign in to read more »


»Drowned in hate«

by Leo Long, Dec 22, 2011

I felt the stab of pain / From a brother in the hood / One seeking to rise to fame / I thought he understood. / / I taste the bitter in what he said / As he spits the words out / "I wish you were dead" / He just verified my doubt. / / I hear the cries for pity / In our own neighborhood, / Not across the…  sign in to read more »


»Daddy won't be coming home tonight«

by Leo Long, Dec 14, 2011

The steam that rises from the shell / Mists up the scope lens / A steady hand etches a heart / Through which the other bleeds / / A tattered pass absorbs the flood / Inches from the silent hand / That reached beneath his thread bare coat / A white flag not received / / The towel-head becomes another scratch…  sign in to read more »


»Words of lost poems«

by Jesse Kaler, Oct 17, 2011

The numbers, letters, symbols, and songs / of lost poems put into a never ending brew / of cast aside thoughts, / loves, hates, fears, / and joys emotions sought out by many / but found by few / times many mothers / put into simple verses / and left in the mind / of the poets chaos, / that he endures / within…  sign in to read more »


»Killing honour«

by Bruce Gorton, May 15, 2011

The rose pink upon her breasts / Her lover upon them rests / To hear her heart beat powerful / In the glow of love she is full / She sings never was the course / Of true love smooth / / For those who loves one of different caste / When pride comes first and love comes last / Speak in poems to raise these…  sign in to read more »


»Unity in division«

by Bruce Gorton, May 13, 2011

We argue with shouts / That the inner child outs / Taunts we know to be wrong / We make in order to sound strong / / We seek to understand each other / We speak of our difference / / In my belly it won't subside / The confusion born inside / A struggle to find out more / But my reason's a closed door / / We…  sign in to read more »


»Loss«

by Kusain PoeticHustler Mokone, Feb 16, 2011

Why does it happen for a person to lose / Whether it be an object / Or / A love close to the heart / Why do we have to endure your pain / / It elaborates it potency in its threshold / It reprimands us / It reminds us of the beauty of things and life / To say goodbye is something I never want to do / again…  sign in to read more »


»Misery«

by Kusain PoeticHustler Mokone, Feb 16, 2011

Misery my blessed downfall / The pain that bleeds me dry / Waking to darkness cause the light is swallowed / by my souls demise / You have taken me and shown me the end / / Misery my friend / You came and swept me back to reality / / Misery my confidant / You have shut me from beauty / You have concealed…  sign in to read more »


»See my Life«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Dec 6, 2010

Through eyes blinded by judgements with no basis / See what you want, Allowing no graces / Waiting for me to turn around to sink your knife / You have no idea, Oh! You should see my life / / Pay no respect, You can't even afford a smile / Stubborn ignorance, That's just so your style / Step outside for a…  sign in to read more »


»Beautiful Idiot«

by Zithelo Mnguni, Dec 3, 2010

He looks at me and smiles, I look at him and smile back / I know exactly what he is thinking, I know exactly where he wants to put me / In a corner somewhere, where I can stare at him all starry-eyed and wide-mouthed / Where I can hopelessly fall in love with him while getting played on the side / I…  sign in to read more »


»Feeling«

by Blessing Ntsaluba, Sep 24, 2010

Holding a pen in my hand writting the feelings / I feel internal but hidden in the external features. / / Days were dark, day by day anger was expressed / Feelings were unelucidated. / No joy was planted but silence was reaped. / / Silence hurted the most while no one was there to heal and comfort the…  sign in to read more »


»The Devil Is A Woman«

by Zithelo Mnguni, Sep 18, 2010

It always baffles my mind when we do this to our own kind / We preach of sisterhood yet we wear the devil's hood / If maybe I could rewind and maybe be born from the male kind / Then maybe I would not be saying this: The devil is a woman / / Remember how you told her about your new man, / How he loved…  sign in to read more »


»He who calls himself "my father"«

by Maureen Direro, Jul 29, 2010

He who calls himself "my father" / Doesn't know my second name / He who calls himself "my father" / Remembers that he is my father on father's day / He who calls himself "my father" / Never held my hand and looked into my eyes and said don't go there / I tried impressing him through merits / But he knows…  sign in to read more »


»Frozen like iceland then crushed like ice«

by Sakhile Koaho, Jul 27, 2010

like a prayer I was targeted, / your plan was to play me and leave me depressed. / first word out of my mouth was AMEN. / not knowing that the last sentence would be "that was hell man" / / you left me breathless for a while, / couldn't believe my eyes but that didn't stop me from giving you my love,…  sign in to read more »


»Under my skin«

by Maureen Direro, Jul 20, 2010

Under my skin lies a place of sadness and pain / I don't know why me but I just try and follow / I sometimes act mallow over small things / What's worrying me is the fact that it might not go at all / I have maps of bruises by the one who said he loved me / I have maps of the scars he gave to me, after…  sign in to read more »


»I Don't Care«

by April A., May 31, 2010

You detest me. The reason is clear, / And your welcome is always so cold, / But the core of my perfect idea / Has been stolen by the whole / Heartless cruel rotten world. / / You all promptly discovered the sense of surviving / And at last started thinking what means to be free. / Full of envy, consumed…  sign in to read more »


»Victim Of Prey«

by Berto Kamp, May 3, 2010

Broken knees and elbows / Heart and all that does follow / Heart and mind as well / You are the typical swine / Took from me that no one else can give / In return I suffered for the rest / Those that did not become your victim of prey / All I can say is "I thank God to this day" / That no one else fell to…  sign in to read more »


»Cherry Is The Square Root Of Pie«

by Josh Hay, Mar 15, 2010

What have you become? Your excuses mean nothing to my ears. You dance around me, my eyes move with your feet, I cant breath. I can't stop dreaming. This demise is so surreal. Mark this day with blood on my hands. I have committed a sin. Your drowning in your silence, what happened to your smile?…  sign in to read more »


»the demons of tobacco«

by Remi Bellefleur, Jan 18, 2010

the demons of tobacco, / came over my uncle. / they brought nothing, / but pain and sickness. / / they were nothing, / but spirits of smoke, / deception and anger, / hollows of despair and death. / / they sweep over the earth, / in search of victims, / to torture with their addiction, / fear, confusion,…  sign in to read more »


»Another bet«

by Filiberto Rodriguez, Nov 6, 2009

How deep do you want me to go? / All the time you're talking about this other friend / coveting your things for $50.00. / For what it's worth, you might as well hand it over. / You are not thinking straight. / I gave you a good deal and it's not the deal! / You're actually thinking twice to make another…  sign in to read more »


»Secrets«

by Jamie Lee Plumley, Oct 9, 2009

I actually thought you loved me / You told me that every day / How was I so blind as not to see / That you could do me wrong in such a way / / I gave you my love, my heart, and soul / But yet you just tossed them aside / I flew over oceans on wings I feared most / Just to find the deadly secrets that you…  sign in to read more »


»Let You Go«

by Jamie Lee Plumley, Oct 8, 2009

Your heart is filled with treason / Turning your back on me / You do not have a clear reason / For why our love can't be / / Your laughs have turned to hate / Your smile is now a frown / Anger from you is what I take / No more up just the down / / People say that true love is real / I actually thought that's…  sign in to read more »


»Hatred's Heart«

by Jamie Lee Plumley, Oct 5, 2009

Frost now covers my once loving heart / Ice replaces my flowing warm core / Hatred is tearing my caring apart / Nothing is the same as it once was before / / All my good intentions have grown sour / My happiness has taken a turn for the worst / My evilness is growing stronger by the hour / My joy is now…  sign in to read more »


»Everything Fades«

by Jamie Lee Plumley, Sep 30, 2009

I know now that I must let you go / Please spread your wings and fly / All my feelings to the world I show / With every tear I cry / / It kills me in every way / To know your longer mine / How I wish that I could say / That love is truly blind / / How I miss holding your hand / And kissing you goodnight / By…  sign in to read more »


»Being Alone«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Sep 17, 2009

Mangled faces, distorted love / Strangled feelings, an angry shove / Tangled emotions, hurting bruised / Dangled Guilt, like being abused / / Is anything better than being alone? / / Countless nights, I've waited / Blindly believing, so frustrated / Wishing honesty, time wasted / Rewarding Care, often…  sign in to read more »


»I don't know!«

by Kelly Attrill, Sep 9, 2009

Another day goes by without you by my side, / I wish you knew how much time you are wasting. / / It's a rough road ahead, all the tears that will be shed / an all the problems I'll be facing. / / I don't know what to say, What do you expect me to do? / It's my love you should be embracing! / / I get the…  sign in to read more »


»Loveproof«

by Ryan Gordon Penn, Aug 28, 2009

Shroud me in clouds of the heartbreak I've known / Staple my mouth shut with feelings never shown / Hold my stare just long enough to feel me suffer / As lives go, this is one that could be no tougher / / Loveproof, loveproof I am not worthy / Loveproof, loveproof I am disposable / Loveproof, loveproof I…  sign in to read more »


»At Any Rate«

by April A., Aug 21, 2009

Kill the cops, / Destroy the gooks, / Break the wall / Of vice-shaped looks, / Break the rules, / And do it twice, / It's your life - / You've paid the price. / / Cock the gun / And change the orders - / Mess the puppets / In this show. / Speak your mind / Beyond the borders, / Win to live - / It's all you know…  sign in to read more »


»Don't blame the world«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, May 26, 2009

Our superior had fought for us / They have fallen but suddenly they pick / themselves up and soldier on / They never blamed the world / The only one who they blamed was the man in the mirror / Whose wish was to change the world / And make it a better place / By imprisoning those want to put Him down / And…  sign in to read more »


»Remorse and repent«

by Sergio Coto, Apr 29, 2009

I repent from growing / and have remorse for being, / what do you think? / I'm a recipient for hate. / / I have a reckless remorse for you / and repent from succumbing, / What do I think? / I'm a torch for torture. / / I repent from revealing my life / and have a remorse for loving, / What do you think? / I'm…  sign in to read more »


»Affection«

by Sergio Coto, Apr 4, 2009

Is it advantageous to breath / ample hours of greed and clutter, / dark moments of affection / make my willful thinking weak. / / Learned to deal with hollowness / to heal this sour rhythm, / direct affection to enrich hate / and ennoble a love-giving heart. / / I entertain my soul / with this handless…  sign in to read more »


»I hate you«

by Andreas Buchholz, Mar 16, 2009

You're walking down this winding road, / always picking up the lucky penny, / you found me like a fallen star. / (Well, them fallen stars were quite so many.) / ? / You said to me "I'll make you shine", / but my heart for you was never burnin', / I told you I'm a child of night, / so your feelings slowly…  sign in to read more »


»why?«

by Khwezilokusa Sobuza, Mar 5, 2009

why is when i'm filled with confusion / why is when i'm clueless of reason to your actions / but this "why" is all I have lately / / why give me the ability to fly / when you won't let me spread my wings / and sore like a bird into new ventures / why give me the ability to think / when you don't like what…  sign in to read more »


»Demons«

by Ashley Fancher, Feb 2, 2009

Why do you taunt me with your devilish ways / The demon that haunts me / My mind is where he stays / My dreams become nightmares / I cant sleep at night / So I sit in darkness awaiting his fright / The shadows of darkness that dance when eyes are closed / Play tricks on your mind while your indesposed…  sign in to read more »


»Get Over It«

by April A., Jan 4, 2009

I hate you, guys, I wish you pain. / It never causes any strain. / I can't care less for all this shit / You say to me. Get over it. / Yes, spirit is my perfect friend - / It's always there by my demand. / Yes, I detest the whole mankind. / Yes, I deny, and I'm denied. / / I'm misanthropic, deviant,…  sign in to read more »


»Little did I know«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Oct 24, 2008

Little did I know that when you said goodnight it was for the last time Little did I know that when you sent me to the shops you wanted to remain behind and rape my little sister Little did I know that when you said you love me you didn't really mean it Little did I know that when my mother gave…  sign in to read more »


»Hope-less«

by April A., Sep 23, 2008

Deceptive freedom. Honest lies. / A charming, yet so dreadful guise. / Forgotten memories. Two hearts / Are in my chest, both torn apart. / Strong weakness of a wilted rose. / My two reflections, one disclosed. / A shadow of changing shapes. / The sorrow of different shades. / A bleeding wrist of…  sign in to read more »


»Lashing out«

by Ramasela Matlala, Jan 1, 1970

Can I just get over you already. / Get a guy who likes me and not have to compare him to you / Stop hunting me in my dreams already / I'm ready to let you go, have been for a long time / Can I just get closer and move on Lavious. / / Can you please leave my thoughts / I want to think about anything…  sign in to read more »