Cannot Understand Cruelty
I rarely hate, because it always backfires on me.
Causes me to feel anxious, stressed, sad.
But I do hate hurting; when people are cruel
to each other, to animals, to our planet.
Cruelty is something that I cannot fathom or excuse.
Why would anyone want another being – human
or animal to suffer? How can they live without empathy,
compassion, kindness, love for others? If there is one
thing I hate I guess it is cruelty. What is her purpose?
What is she to teach us? I wish she would go away forever.
I cannot understand the need for her.
Copyright © Caren Krutsinger | Year Posted 2021
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