Tara McHale

Evil - Poem by Tara McHale

I am evil because I love too much,
wanting those I love to keep in touch;

I am evil that I dare to care,
evil that I'm always 'there';

evil. I invite insult;
evil; I deserve the hurt.

I am evil that I wish to protect;
I am evil that I cannot neglect

the needs, or those I mis-perceive
in those who have no need, it seems.

I am evil that I wish to say
how much I love someone today.

I am evil if I self-protect
with reason, tears or intellect.

I am evil if I should expect
love back; for I deserve neglect.

I am evil that I may press on;
for evil people should be gone.

Comments about Evil by Tara McHale

  • (4/4/2010 7:12:00 PM)

    ...self-flagellation sweetheart? I've attempted to 'keep in touch' many times, but where are you? Much love, Jez (Report) Reply

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  • (3/7/2009 8:41:00 AM)

    being evil dosnt make you bad, very good poem. (Report) Reply

  • (3/7/2009 8:33:00 AM)

    We have to live with the evil in this world. Avoid the evil and seek goodness-so says the Bible. (Report) Reply

  • (3/7/2009 8:33:00 AM)

    Another interesting poem- a tale of love expressed in the cloak of evil. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 7, 2009

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