Anger

The Great Day of His Wrath by John Martin

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Anger is a hidden emotion,

Mostly seen as hard and harsh.

Full of inner contradictions,

And a heightened sense of rush.

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It leads to irrationality,

Combined with guilt and passion,

Seizing us from reality,

And coaxing us in a friendly fashion.

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When we yield to anger,

We are at our weakest moment.

For anger goes on further,

To hate and to endless torment.

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Yet one should always remember,

The passionate love before anger.

~ESZ, James

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7 Responses to “Anger”
  1. pochp says:

    ‘Yet one should always remember,
    The passionate love before anger.’

    I know what you mean James.
    Can you write about people who were forced to be mad angry?
    Have you experienced that?

  2. jamesesz says:

    Dear pochp,

    I am so sorry that I was not able to expressed it more clearly..What I meant was anger is really a kind of passion. When we are madly in love and we are angry, we are filled with passion.

    I believe this kind of anger truly shows the paradox in our world..

    Urs Sincerely,
    James Ee

  3. pochp says:

    No problem James. I still understand.
    I’m just suggesting that you research about the persons who were forced to be really, really angry since you are a good philosopher. :-)
    I experienced that and I’m still fighting anger until now.

  4. lizii says:

    Of course anger is a passion. Anything that you can feel strongly about is passion; it doesn’t have to be a paradox.

    I like this poem; I like the short and sharp nature. It’s like a couple of punches. And a lot of despair.

  5. jamesesz says:

    I just heard about a research paper that says anger might be an inborn instinct that is stronger in individuals with the ‘anger’ genes. That explains a lot I guess.

    People generally equate anger as a negative emotion and passion as a positive one. In reality, one cannot exist without another.

    ~ESZ, James

  6. Irina says:

    Hope you had a wonderful baidhrty. I enjoy reading your family’s blog. You are very blessed to have such a precious family. I had the pleasure of meeting you all last spring at the economics conference and you all were as sweet in person as you are on your blog!Victoria

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