General Poetry posted January 10, 2018

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Permanent pain wrong words can cause

The Power of Words

by Jeffrey L. Michaux

What is your life?
Envy and Strife?
Words that are spoken,
That cut like a knife,
Are you happy for those around you?
That are successful that you know,
Or are you full of bitterness and jealousy,
Full of discord that you sow,
It's to late to take back the words you've said,
They've been released into the air,
Someone has already been hurt by those words,
Perhaps you don't even care,
They say that sticks and stones don't hurt,
Like words that are spoken so free,
I'd rather take a beating any day
Than some words that have been spoken to me.

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