Christina A. Sharik


Evil cannot exist
without the human race.

Evil walks this earth
and looks us in the face

It makes us choose.

You can refuse.

First, do no harm.

That’s my motto
Faced with horror
and terror alerts

I think I know

that I cannot choose to be
someone who isn’t really me

I hope I would save a life
I hope I could save a child
I hope I can be who I’m supposed to be

and show them mercy mild.

I hope I would not take, but give
Letters changed around
spell “Live”.

Submitted for the June 2006 IWVPA Club Theme Project, “Evil