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Hate and Hurt are the Causes of Love

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Hate and Hurt are the Causes of Love

You make my head hurt.
Like I love in a sulfur cave.
You eat away at me as though
I were already dead,
cannibal of love;
Tears drip with green tint
(the smell of sulfur sits inside droplets)
onto the rocks,
which jut through my thoughts.
This trial fills
my mind and body,
and therefore my soul
of longing and love.
We fight for emotion
not given in which we deserve.
At least we feel our own demands.
In order to love,
we hate;
an abstract term
as beautiful as love
deserves and demands
an equal opposite.
I love you,
because
I understand hate.

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  1. Date: 11/4/2013 11:33:00 AM
    I have noticed your interesting work today..Sara

    Cannon Avatar Sean Cannon
    Date: 11/5/2013 8:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I hope you enjoyed, Sara -Beastboy