#BIGRead14: Hatred

#BIGRead14 Just reading the poem struck me with the power of unchecked hatred: Hatred. It has found a home in me. Wormed its way through my better self and into my soul to lay its poisonous parasitical spawn. I feel it growing. I feel it gnawing. I feel it rising within. It controls my heartbeat. It sours my countenance. It grips my voice, making some things impossible to say; adding a sneer where a smile…