A free verse poem of vengeance seeking justice.


As we are hurt by a wrongful act,
Hatred runs through our veins,
Fueling our desire to seek revenge.

Hatred is an uncontrollable emotion,
A mood that distorts our thinking.  

Untamed hate leads to vengeance,
Convinced that retaliation is justified.

As we seek justice for agony,
Will retribution heal our pain,
Or are we still left with a scar?

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Written on 2016-08-15 at 02:23

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Ashe The PoetBay support member heart!
You have answered your own question in the last stanza. Or at least implied that revenge will not bring us peace, but rather add another scar to our injuries. Good poem.