A four letter word.
Just a word like fate.
Just a word like Lord.
Hate is putrid, poisonous, a pestilence.
An evil torment and torture.
Hate killed Jews in their state of innocence.
Hate killed blacks in the South in their state of indenture.
Hate killed Israelis and Palestinians
in their needless partition wars.
Hate killed the Irish in the northern regions.
Catholics and Protestants bearing bloody arms.
Animals have no hate, they kill to survive.
They mark territories to make their clan safe.
Man inflicts punishment on others as he cannot forgive.
Killing and torture his release from strife.