Love is Non-Exisistent

By Shikiryu

Love is non-existent; its an abstract thought,
A combination of feelings,
A changing mask of emotions,
Mainly euphoria, joy or happiness.
Love is nonexistent; its a mere byproduct of human longing,
They search for what is unfathomable and unreachable, 
They confuse minor things wtih "Love",
They fumble, blunder and make fools of themselves.
Love is non-existent; hatred and anger dominate,
Hate rises like a fire in the wind, stirring a hunger deep within,
Priming our primal need for violence, for bloodshed,
Hatred is born out of "Love",
Our compulsive need to protect and cherish.
Our savage vengeance when provoked or threatened?
This gives rise to hate.
Love is nonexistent; Hatred is all there is,
Hatred is born out of stupidity,
Our euphoric dreams of something which will never be.
l o v e   i s   n o n - e xi s t e n t

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Copyright 2015 Shikiryu
Published on Tuesday, February 24, 2015.     Filed under: "Love" and "Poetry"
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  • JayVerael On Tuesday, September 1, 2015, JayVerael (10)By person wrote:

    Love can be many things: a fleeting emotion when first meeting someone, an excuse to bear arms against another's cause for the sake of protecting our own, and so on. Hatred is just as tangible and even more so in result to one's love being driven to obsession. A very good read indeed.

  • lupus tenebrae On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, lupus tenebrae (1016)By person wrote:

    Again, drawing a lot of parallels between the two of us, love can be a fickle thing...feelings are dynamic to a fault, the love of today can be the loathing of tomorrow and yet: we take that chance, time and again, because love can somehow validate us, make us feel whole after running on empty for longer than we care to admit. It's no wonder some would choose to write it off, and say it simply doesn't exist: the real thing is just so difficult to find. To inspire that kind of musing from me is a hallmark of the underlying gift you seem to possess, as I said before, nurture that gift. Scholar

  • Ortolan On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, Ortolan (260)By person wrote:

    Love sure does seem to be some garbage.Good poem.

  • A former member wrote: Truth well put. I agree with you

  • Shikiryu On Thursday, February 26, 2015, Shikiryu (72)By person wrote:

    check my other poems out people!

  • Desi VS The World On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Desi VS The World (17)By person wrote:

    I feel the same way. Relatable.

  • Damien On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Damien (185)By person wrote:

    Spoken like someone who has been married. I'm very familiar with hate and anger but I don't think that's all there is for everyone. This is still a good read though.

  • A former member wrote: If love is non-existent as you say than how can minor things be confused for such?

  • Shikiryu On Thursday, February 26, 2015, Shikiryu (72)By person wrote:

    i'm just 16, lol. this is just my thoughts on the matter.

  • Shikiryu On Thursday, February 26, 2015, Shikiryu (72)By person wrote:

    actually we look at these things and magnify them: try to feel something more than what is there.

  • A former member wrote: Yes you are right and at times new love is very overwhelming and without wanting it to be more than it is can seem like that all on its own. Like they say hindsight is 20/20

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