I Love You But Hate What You Did

Green eyes envy more than blue

Fields of emeralds feel softer than ocean waves, but not to you

Absent anarchy fills absent minds

Your tsunami still fills mine

Uprooted by shrieks and horrors,

Oceans create leaks.

Fires cannot die once they are started

Cities cannot recover once the storm has hit

I will not forget you

From what spoken words were exchanged,

There's no truth left to see

But cold souls and I'm deranged.

Feed my firewood

But do not kindle the flame.

Do not act surprised

When I accuse you of manslaughter;

Do not question my theory,

Do not leave me alone,

And do not come closer.

Stay silent,

And watch the clouds drift.

Watch them sink and raise

While crickets chirp and graze

Hovering butterflies hesitate,

For you to understand;

When I now look along the vast horizon,

That paints the voluminous sky of blue,

I no longer see you.

This poem is about: 
Me
My community
Our world

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