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A quick poem about emotions

A Poem That Can't (Yet) Be Finished
by Christopher Walsh, 12/18/2017-12/19/2017

Hello, emotions. You're still there.
There to filter everything,
Perhaps competing with each other to be felt.
It's still true: having emotions is better than the alternative,
As I learned from sociopaths I've known.
I do not want to be a sociopath.
So: I do live with emotions,
Acknowledge them,
See how I use them.
That includes anger.
I'm less used to anger:
Less good at recognizing it
Or reacting to it,
Or using it.
Angry poems? Less likely:
I don't want to stay angry
Long enough to write angry.
Do I have anything to say
About anger?
Would I?
Will I?