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Hate Came With A Permit

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Below is the poem entitled Hate Came With A Permit which was written by poet Michael Moncrief. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Hate Came With A Permit

Hate traveled on four wheels,
Illuminated the night,
And came with a permit
Two by two
Hate came to unite
The night 
By the light 
The bright white light 
From every torch in sight
Hate faced the resistance 
In the darkness 
But hate's light 
Could not outshine 
"This little light of mine"
Hate could not outshine 
Tyler's hugs
Hate could not outshine 
Heather's smile 
Hate could not outshine 
Jay and Berke in flight 
Hate came without "stability and competence"
And the resistance came without a permit

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 8/21/2017 6:38:00 AM
Nice write Michael. Yes indeed, hate should be overcome by any means possible.
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