SO EASY

By Daniella Wisdom

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It would be so easy…

…As I watch the world around me…

…As I watch mankind twist and toil…

…I am so keenly aware of my contempt for all of them…

…I watch with rage upon the deaths of innocents…

…I listen with sadness to the pleas of desperation…

…I walk with clenched fists as I watch the drama play out…

…And I know how easy it would be to let go…

…To release my own wrath upon all I survey…

…To give into the inner daemons that haunts me daily…

…To give into the madness…

…To give into the fear…

…To give into myself…

…It would be so easy…

…To walk into a school with a gun…

…To walk into a church with a knife…

…To walk to a playground with a lit fuse…

…It would be so easy…

…To let myself be consumed…

…It would be so easy…

…But would it be so easy…

…To move on…

…To go on…

…To face those people…?

…But would it be so easy…

…To be like the people I loathed in the first place?

…Would it be so easy…

…To be the demon…

…To be the hated…

…And not the hater?

…Would it be so easy?

…Would it be worth it?

…But it's nothing's worth…

…Losing my humanity…

…No matter how so easy it could be…