Treasure Island

Genevieve Pilat

(02/1991 / New Jersey, USA)

Hate Tattoos


This world we live is in a dreadful state
Attacking one another with words filled with hate
Only to belittle and destroy a person's soul
And build up false confidence to make us feel whole.

Yet let's take a moment and change our ways
Let's start a new movement, it's not just a craze
Before we speak let's instead start to think
Would we want our hate words tattooed in ink?

Hate tattoos that will forever stay
All over your body these words will convey
Who you truly are inside, what type of person you are
These words are your permanent scar.

Forever labeled as the words spoken full of hate
When those see your tattoos it will initially create
An image of you so negative yet exact
Your false confidence slowly cracked.

Would you truly want tattoos that always state
All those negative words full of spite and hate?
If our words can be filled with kindness and heart
Then slowly our world can have a restart.

Submitted: Wednesday, June 04, 2014

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  • Monk E. Biz (6/4/2014 5:20:00 PM)

    I love the Rhyme, rhythm and message!
    In fact you motivated me to get a big sign
    across my broad back
    World, I LOVE YOU
    you're divine! (Report) Reply

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