Treasure Island

Dave Alan Walker

(Pudsey, Leeds)

The Pain That Words Can Do


Words can stay
like a birthmark
or a scar

Things that you say
things that you do
they work around the mind
like a mouse in a maze

Think before you speak
never underestimate
the pain that words can do

Submitted: Saturday, December 01, 2012

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  • Kevin Patrick (12/20/2012 8:01:00 PM)

    Words are always sharper then a knife, I should know if names were bullets Id have an M16 riddling my body, but still I stand and do what I must to live. Thank you for writing this and sharing. Worth a 10 (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (12/14/2012 7:00:00 AM)

    Yes great words that should be taught when young. Look what teasing / bullying has done to so many. You are so right. Thank you (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (12/1/2012 4:51:00 AM)

    A few words are enough to stain a feeling, and to de-stain that feeling is hardest way we can do..could be impossible too..._lil Soul (Report) Reply

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