Michael Hopkins

What Are Words? - Poem by Michael Hopkins

Words Are

Nothing more than

Symbols and sounds

That are used

To define

The undefinable


Used as a tool


Sometimes the avoidance


Our direct experience


Our everyday living

Copyright © 2015 M.N. Hopkins

Topic(s) of this poem: language, words

Form: Free Verse

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Note: This poem was written during the month of August, 2015 and first published on my blog today.

Comments about What Are Words? by Michael Hopkins

  • Kelly Kurt (8/27/2015 4:19:00 PM)

    Nicely done, Michael. Thanks (Report) Reply

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  • Ramesh T A (8/27/2015 3:15:00 AM)

    Indeed words are weapons to defend and offend in world life! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 27, 2015

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 27, 2015

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