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Dama Tristeza

Rookie (8-24-93 approx.11PM / Queens, NYC, NY)

I Hate...


I hate,
hate that I can't trust
I hate,
hate that I must lie because they'd rather believe I'm fine.

I hate,
hate who I've been.
I hate,
hate to make decisions.

I hate,
hate that I can't hate those I should.
I hate,
hate my life.

I hate,
hate that I can't die.
I hate,
hate to live in fear and hate.

I hate,
hate my uncertainty.
I hate,
hate the lies people tell me.

I hate,
hate that I believe.
I hate,
hate those that wish their lives were mine.

I hate,
hate all emotion that's mine.
I hate,
hate that I need others.

I hate,
hate my own d*mn incompetence.
I hate,
hate that there's so much to hate.

Submitted: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Edited: Thursday, March 24, 2011

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  • Rookie J.A. Miller (11/13/2008 6:20:00 PM)

    This truly moved me. I've never really related to something so much before. Beautiful. This is one of my favorite poems ever. Thank you very much for making me feel better. By the way, can you read my poem, it's my first time published one and it would really mean a lot to me if you did (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lissette Lagunas (10/27/2008 4:43:00 PM)

    i can relate to this poem so good it talks about my whole freshmen year finnaly i found a poem that understamds me (Report) Reply

  • Rookie anonymous (3/21/2008 7:19:00 PM)

    i feel the same way sometimes, like now
    i hate so many things in my life, and i must say
    i hate you for writting such awesome poem
    lol, i'm joking. great poem. keep writing and good luck: -)
    ***anonynous*** (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nichole Herrin (3/7/2008 8:38:00 PM)

    wow i just love this poem. I feel like this everyday. I just love this poem so much its awesome (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ashley Wade (3/1/2008 11:26:00 PM)

    i really do like this poem.
    there is alot of HATE though
    but that is wat makes it good. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jai Johnson (2/6/2008 1:21:00 AM)

    I feel ya on this one, i hate that i feel like everything you wrote about sometimes! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kristen Garner (10/21/2007 11:39:00 PM)

    I totally feel ur poem.... it was very real! ! ! And it made me realize that im not the only one who thinks like that! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Reya Anya (8/10/2007 4:00:00 AM)

    Yeah I can see this poem alright. It's kind of trapped but free at the same time time. I like it (Report) Reply

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