Patricia Grantham
Moncks Corner, South Carolina
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No Room For Hate

Rating: 4.7
I went to a house and walked up to the gate
A man came outside and his name was called Hate
He asked me a question would you like to come in?
I then thought for a moment hate is no kin

He then wanted to know what do you think of me?
I said in reply I still have no need of thee
Hate stood for a moment and began to shake his head
Maybe I'll try and ask for his soul instead

Then he looked around and winked like a troll
What would you accept in exchange for your soul?
I looked at Hate with the blink of an eye
You'll live in this house until the day you die

Hate said my house is large with lots of room
I told him where he lives is filled with doom
He then decided to give up on his quest
And said I will try to persuade another guest

Copyright 2013
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Topic(s) of this poem: hate
Mahtab Bangalee 24 June 2019
I looked at Hate with the blink of an eye You'll live in this house until the day you die ......../// beautifully penned, beautiful expression yeah; no room no room for hate in the heart of love those who know love never know how to hate if anyone says he/she is in love but he/she hates after a while then take an understand that it is not love......! !
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Chinedu Dike 27 October 2018
A well articulated piece of poetry elegantly brought forth with clarity of thought and mind. A beautiful creation. Thanks for sharing and do remain enriched.
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Haidee Majola 16 July 2018
I love this. No room for hate...??
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Tom Allport 13 August 2017
a wonderfully poem of how to treat hate to keep it locked up? now wouldn't that be great! ...............superbly written PG.
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Kim Barney 13 December 2015
Wouldn't it be great if all forgot to hate? Good thing the Lord above always shows his love!
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Edward Kofi Louis 03 December 2015
Love saves the world and, hatred destroys it! Nice work. Thanks for sharing.
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Melvina Germain 03 October 2015
I like this poem very much, great insight on hate...The charactization is amazing.....
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Terry Dawson 01 October 2015
Great message! The story, though, I felt was a little contrived. Good on balance.
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Again, I am mouth-watered by this poem
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Akhtar Jawad 02 July 2015
What a wonderful poem is it!
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