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(3/5/1962 / Dubuque, IA)

Words don't hurt


Words don't hurt
The person saying them does.
Just seeing where it is coming from
Is like taking a sword
stabbing it into my chest.

Then when I realize
the feelings that go along with the words.
I picture you
turning the sword inside my chest.

Then, with every dropp of blood dripping out,
I have to remind myself that
they are only words;
And that words don't hurt.

Submitted: Thursday, February 28, 2008

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  • Noel Nicole (5/14/2009 10:28:00 PM)

    Well I don't think that true in my opinion because in my words I say ''Words Hurt Scars Don't'' (Report) Reply

  • Emily Damm (2/28/2008 8:42:00 PM)

    It is so true what you are saying! The words you can ignore, but the person saying it gives you the pain. This is a very truthful poem.
    -Emily! (Report) Reply

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