It is the most corrupt of the emotions.
It will taunt and provoke false notions.

You'll feel it first in the pupil of your eye.
Then it will creep down to contaminate
your heart and make it cry.

You'll begin to plot for things that you crave.
It's an inner terror that will take you to your grave.

If you can not steal it then it will make you beg.
Your mind will be tricked into making the wrong

It is not jealousy as you might have thought.
It is more brutal, more dangerous, more sought.

It is the motive in every story; the cause with the
biggest effect. Its name is quite common so no
one will suspect.

But it can not fool me I'm pleased to flaunt.
The name of the most corrupt emotion is