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(May 27,1952 / Moncks Corner, South Carolina)

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No Room for Hate

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?
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  • Sonia Alvarado (4/4/2014 11:07:00 AM)

    Reminds me of Edgar Allen Poe! chilling! I think its my favorite, even though the topic is dark. In the end, good wins over evil though. What a great writer she is!

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  • Lyn Paul (4/3/2014 10:37:00 PM)

    A great write Patricia with a superb title. Hate is very much out there, sadly it is all that some people know.
    But lets keep loving! GPOTD (Great poem of the day)

  • Savita Tyagi (4/3/2014 9:30:00 PM)

    loved this conversational piece and enjoyed very much. Hate is with in us, we just have to be care full to keep it in check.

  • Kevin Patrick (4/3/2014 9:19:00 PM)

    Superbly crafted the verses is just flow like a majestic river, although the subject is not so pleasing, reminds me of the story of Buddha and the mara, he was tormented by all vices of evil but fought back. There are to many boarders who dwell in that cabin. A great job!

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (4/3/2014 9:00:00 PM)

    Excellently written poem with great depth and meaning, so much wisdom and timely message.

  • Stephen W (4/3/2014 6:39:00 PM)

    A nice piece of work, though I agree with Aswath Raman.

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (4/3/2014 7:47:00 AM)

    Congratulation Patricia for such a lovely poem that shone like a sun, here on PH

  • Leslie Philibert (4/3/2014 5:05:00 AM)

    Agree with all the reviews, fantastic central metaphor, perfectly balanced verses, great job

  • Amitava Sur (10/3/2013 7:42:00 AM)

    A lovely imagery through this rhythmic discussion decrying hate. Reminds me of W.Words Worth's The selfish giant..... very nice.

  • Valsa George (8/17/2013 9:08:00 AM)

    This is almost similar to the test of Jesus by Satan! You were prudent enough not to fall into his trap! Actually hate can be conquered only through love and I believe, you have a loving heart! Enjoyed reading it! !

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