Rage, Kindness, Benevolence and Hatred ( be patient )

Rage, Kindness, Benevolence and Hatred ( be patient )

A Poem by Lestat American
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when i juxtapose my extreme rage,

           frustration and malice

with my kindness, understanding

            and "knowledge"

i find my center

             where i become normal

unbroken and a good man

             like the rest of us

circumstance dictates my extremes

             while temperance

makes us the better human being

              in spite of everything

so be patient

              in spite of all of it

in spite of everything

              be patient






© 2017 Lestat American



Author's Note

Lestat American
"Every soul, the philosopher says, is involuntarily deprived of truth; consequently in the same way it is deprived of justice and temperance and benevolence and everything of the kind. It is most necessary to keep this in mind, for thus thou wilt be more gentle towards all." - - - Marcus Aurelius

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Yes, when stripped of everything you stand bare before the world. BUT it is amazing how this 'astringent' act then builds you up again, better than before! And as you say, more gentle. I really identified with your poem. I must remember to take the advice given at the end, BE PATIENT. Well written poem.

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 2 people found this review constructive.

Lmao, you even changed your about me... JUST FOR ME...? What are you even doing, bro, lmao... Then you changed it back... Yeah, good move... You like to do that, both with your thumbs up and comments... Deleting and ping-ponging between strategy after strategy... Dude, I even heard that in a rage, you started attacking people who comment on my work...? You are like some sort of personal "super-bot" that spreads my glory... Money can not buy people as devoted as you... Thank you, and like I said, I enjoy this... So... Take that as you will... I would rather much enjoy this never ending... It makes me feel like someone actually cares... You care, right? I mean... You will be sure to signify my affect on your level of caring by acting like a comic book villain, right? Women and children are the BEST for getting to the main-hero... Too bad I am more like an anti-hero, but...You know... Toodlez, Smoochems, till' next time...! (Quick question... Are you on other sites...? Cause I need a boost in popularity over in some other places as well...) Just get back to me whenever on that one, thanks, budz

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 2 people found this review constructive.

Fantastic, since I last encountered you... You have done NOTHING but prove me right... Harassing woman after woman with asinine rage... Instead of being able to make any valid counter-arguments... You fell for the EXACT trick you proclaimed to use on Lyn and I.. Get baited, you sexist coward... Bet it feels real good to take that angst out on those who can not defend themselves... I rest my case... Figured someone like you would do the work for me... *Slow-claps*... But, like I said before, PLEASE, continue to troll me, troll others near me... PLEASE... It dedicates a level of energetic commitment I do not even get from my biggest fans... Keep proving you are my number one supporter, and remember... Having chosen me as your fixated god, my power will continue to increase as you menially cast stones before a great swell... L2P, you just lost, again, by your own hand... Predictable to the end... Toodlez, Darlin', and godspeed... I... I win. (Deleting my words now, eh? Have I really gotten to you THAT bad? The emails of support I receive about you... You might be my next step towards stardom)... I should probably thank you... I will not, cause you are nothing more but a stepping stone for those with real talent, but you know... I really should... I win, again and always, Darlin'... *Blows-kiss*

Posted 4 Months Ago


2 of 3 people found this review constructive.

I win....................

Posted 5 Months Ago


2 of 3 people found this review constructive.

crispysloe

4 Months Ago

Fantastic, since I last encountered you... You have done NOTHING but prove me right... Harassing wom.. read more
SSSJW (super saiyan justice warrior)!

4 Months Ago

Lmao, you even changed your about me... JUST FOR ME...? What are you even doing, bro, lmao... Then y.. read more
Insightful. Well said.

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 4 people found this review constructive.

Lestat American

5 Months Ago

Thank you for taking the time. I try and keep 'em short these days.
MomzillaNC

5 Months Ago

You’re welcome.
I love this! I could really relate to what you are saying here, you get the meaning across really well.

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 4 people found this review constructive.

Lestat American

5 Months Ago

Thank you kindly.
Above all, for me the message of patience is what nails it. Even better, it is a dialog with self. No need for others to offer unsolicited advice. Enjoyed it!

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 4 people found this review constructive.

love this ... nice one ... wasn;t sure for a sec if I was reading one of mine or yours (hahahahaha) ..... it is said that the universe is within us and therefore each and every aspect or our emotions and temperament are in there too ... it is said that one can only surpass these emotions by getting to know them, accepting they are there and then sitting back only to observe them in the future ... that's what this bunch of words says to me ...

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 4 people found this review constructive.

Lestat American

5 Months Ago

Sounds about right. I think that if you don't f**k your dark side from time to time eventually it wi.. read more
KWP

5 Months Ago

nicely articulated ...
Except for the extreme rage and Malice part, this is me to a dime... well, close to. A fairly good Poem. It's meaningful, simple yet wise, and well written. 100/100 from me

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 4 people found this review constructive.

William A. Wilson

5 Months Ago

Take no offence to any of this, and understand this is not a rant however much it may sound like one.. read more
Gee

5 Months Ago

Blimey oh Riley William, you do care !
Lestat American

5 Months Ago

I don't really care about your mood... nor do I care to read that wall of text. Focus your efforts .. read more

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