How Hard Can It Be To Not Kill Anybody?

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

taken from my book, "Beyond Free"

How Hard Can It Be To Not Kill Anybody?


I'll be the most pissed off person

Ever to walk this planet

And the dumbest man

That any one can date

The liver and lima beans

That I never ever eat

Will come back to eat me

When somebody else eats and digests them

All the wrath I hold inside of me

Why can't I just kill them all?

What's so wrong with freeing

__the rage inside of me?

They say I can't just kill who I wanna

Well, then how come they do?

I peal back the layers of skin

__on my face, and laugh

'Cause I know not everybody I hate

__will survive this pandemic

____to continue to hate on me

Brokenness surrounds them all

Their broke down cars, with busted parts

How far does it drive them?

Their rundown houses

__in the ghetto

Why do their lives matter?

If I could operate the world, myself

And process food, myself

I'd kill ev'ry one I don't know

And there'd be enough food

__to last the lives of ev'ry one I'd let live

Which is quite a few people

Mostly just family

And ev'ry one they want alive

And then when I think

I've written it all

I'd pull the gun on myself

And end it all

But these aren't the things

__that are going to happen

They don't give crazy people guns

So all my fantasies of me relieving myself

__from all this anger

____will never get to happen

And people will continue to hate my ass

And never want me around

Which doesn't sound that bad

I mean

__"how hard can it be

____to not kill anybody?"


10-24-'21 #3

D. L. Cannon

Submitted: November 07, 2021

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olive tree

I believe there are worse fates than death. I prefer to kill with kindness. But yeah as you pointed out, the authorities are total hypocrites, so I do not blame people lead into these ostensibly erroneous notions.

It’s not like we help each other, mental health issues are heavily stigmatised against, and psychiatrists are modern inquisitors, so having experienced all this I can hardly blame one for mental collapse and subsequent mistaken actions.

Sun, November 7th, 2021 2:09am


Wow! You really did your homework! I'm glad you understand! :)

Sat, November 6th, 2021 7:28pm

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