Courtney Kane

Dont Envy, Dont Hate.

.................Of this I know
as sky triumphs over rain,
the central theme in man,
of this I know
this feeling eats one alive,
leaves one without gut,
without eyes,
without name.

Indulge in it not
lest you are left half-eaten
in man's time, and God's eye.
Your poems are vapidity,
thin as steam
and without the substance
of the most fleeting thought;
your poems are nothingness,
as anger is nothingness.


Envy is poison.
What happens to
the color green
in other segments,
in other forms?
There is a repulsiveness,
there is a strange pain,
to kill, to kill,
to grow spite
like spite is its own
gnarled tree of life;
evil green eyes
come to no special place,
no awareness now.
If the earth gives in, soil and flesh,
evil green eyes have buried themselves, again.

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 7, 2005
Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 7, 2005

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  • Jazib KamalviJazib Kamalvi (3/25/2018 11:02:00 AM)

    A nice poetic imagination, Courtney. You may like to read my poem, Love and Iust. Thanks

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  • THE LAST REMNANT OF SANITY BIDS YOU ADIEU (9/7/2007 3:48:00 PM)

    LMAO. Surely sEAn, you were being facetious? !

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  • Tai Chi Italy (9/1/2007 7:53:00 PM)

    Nice job Courtney! Keep up the good work. Smiling at you, Tai's mate Aciiiiiid Test.

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  • Ted Sheridan (8/3/2007 8:34:00 AM)

    Now in my final days, I am relieved to know that if God can tolerate and forgive our bad poetry....then I'm a cinch to get into heaven.

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  • Mary Nagy (9/8/2005 5:21:00 AM)

    This is actually a very strong poem. A very good message that everyone can take to heart. I'd love to read poetry from you that was not on the topic of a certain poet here. You are a very good poet. Sincerely, Mary

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  • Herbert Nehrlich1 (9/8/2005 4:58:00 AM)

    I think you forgot the apostrophes.
    Do you know about them?
    H

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  • Allan James Saywell (9/8/2005 1:37:00 AM)

    HOW DID YOU KNOW I HAVE GREEN EYES KANE ARE YOU SUPER WOMAN

    REGARDS AJS

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