Timothy Lee Hollandsworth Jr.

Words

They are thrown about here and there.
They are tossed around without any care.
Promises are made.
Lies have been told today.
Promises are broken.
Of course, apologies are spoken.

'I'm sorry, ' they say.
Sorry is just a word.
They're not ones wanted to be heard.
For, I'm sorry to say,
They cannot change yesterday.

What's in a word? It's simply a sound.
Words are everything, words are nothing.
You can make your promises.
You can gaurantee.
I won't be happy, untill I can see.

What's in a word?
What's in a lie?
Why do you insist upon
Saying nothing with everything?
Instead, say everything with nothing.

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Poem Edited: Thursday, January 6, 2011

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  • Aiswarya. T.anishAiswarya. T.anish (6/2/2009 10:42:00 AM)

    You're right! Words cannot be taken back once they are said! Beautiful write..loved it.

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  • Brittany Messersmith (1/31/2007 2:24:00 PM)

    and again that was nicely written.
    Good Luck,
    Brittany

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  • Crystal Lake (1/31/2007 10:24:00 AM)

    wooooooow very nice writing i realy like it
    keep going ^_^

    best wishes with blue roses
    crystal

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