Bernard F. Asuncion

Gold Star - 129,034 Points (July 30,1967 / Subic, Philippines)

Say Sweet Sincere Statement - Poem by Bernard F. Asuncion

One may easily
Criticize against another;
And say something sour
Even to a new stranger.

Severe sentence
May he judge at first glance;
Many mistakes he sees,
Attacking at any given chance.

Wise man says
Some sort of a reminder;
Though nobody's perfect,
Judge not the book by its cover.

Before you state
Something on the air;
Better think not only twice
But ten times over.

Don't be too proud
To stand taller and bigger;
Nor say that you know everything,
Instead, think others as wiser.

Hard-hitting declaration
Turns lamb into a tiger;
While soft-spoken opinion
Cools down the fire of anger.

Positive praises
Mirror man's meekness;
Negative notes and critical comments
Make him dumb and speechless.

Speak easing expression
With truth and honesty;
Smile and fondly say
A sweet statement with sincerity.

Topic(s) of this poem: sweet, life

Form: Verse

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Poem Edited: Friday, November 25, 2016

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