Green is the color
I favor the least
It is the color
Of jealousy
The two horned beast

It rears his head
When you least expect
Spiteful and cruel
Wounding deep
Too hard to accept

I always forgive and forget
Have an ability to move on
You however will harbor
And retain your envy
Until alienating everyone

Dubious of everyone
who engages with me
What are they shopping for?
Why are they even here?
Please find different melody

Jealousy unfounded
Is as sad as sad can be
It is unnecessary
And pointless and
It always hurts me

Does it help you to seethe?
And put your ugly on display
Why are you unable to share?
When I love you so much
Why must there be an affray?


Christine Bolton – Poetry for Healing ©


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  6 comments for “Jealousy

  1. November 23, 2018 at 1:52 pm

    Wonderfully done Christine! ❤️

    • Christine Bolton
      November 23, 2018 at 7:28 pm

      Thanks my friend 💕

      • November 24, 2018 at 12:44 am

        My pleasure! 🙂

  2. November 23, 2018 at 1:50 pm

    Nice poem… I also like your rhyming pattern. Well Done. . .

    • Christine Bolton
      November 23, 2018 at 7:29 pm

      Thanks so much. I’m happy you liked it! 🙂

  3. November 23, 2018 at 12:20 pm

    Fabulous expression in your words.

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