Matthew Holloway

Freshman - 501 Points (10 June 1978 / Cheshire, England)

The Value Of Words - Poem by Matthew Holloway

Words what value words
when spoken in haste
what is their worth
words spat in spite
or an envious game
false words meaningless
what value words

a trusting word
honest and open speaks
volumes when listen to
without agenda given
with care and thought
placed into its being
what becomes its worth

words in variety
of context and meaning
fill blank spaces
where sometimes silence
is a more welcome sound
where nothing is better said
words have a value
consider their worth

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 24, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 25, 2012


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