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Words are like weapons
they can tear you apart
they can bring so much joy
other times, break a heart

They should always be thought
about before being said
How a person may feel
upon it being read

I know I'm not blameless
saying things that would hurt
and I apologize to others
for all that it's worth

I hope that God hears me
and helps me make it right
Any pain I've ever caused
may they forgive me tonight.
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COMMENTS
Chinedu Dike 12 January 2017
An insightful into the potential power of spoken words, well articulated and nicely penned with conviction. Thanks for sharing Dee.
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Kim Barney 01 July 2016
So true. The pen is mightier than the sword, as someone has said. Well written.
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Edward Kofi Louis 21 March 2016
I know i'm not blameless. Nice piece of work.
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Smoky Hoss 17 May 2014
Ah yes, here we find a treasure so rare, the wise council of grace and mercy. Of such are the hallmarks of redemptive love. Inspired words are these.
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Unwritten Soul 30 September 2013
I feel sorry for myself as sometimes i found myself using words as knife to blackmail tears from others to meet my eyes...But i have heart to take care of them, as we need take care my words too from now for burning their smile away....lovely and true_Soul
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Robert Beck 30 December 2012
Words from your heart run deep and true This enlightening poem says the best of you
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Dee Corpolongo 22 March 2016
A poetic reply...thank you so very much, Robert, , , ,
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Joseph Anderson 15 November 2012
Great simplicity, wise and sage advice. Your poetry sort of grabs me. This is a brief little gem with a worthwhile thought
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Dave Walker 04 November 2012
A so true poem, saying something good to someone can stay with them for a life time, as can saying something bad, but if you say something bad you can always try make it right again. A really fantastic poem.
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Valerie Dohren 09 September 2012
A simple and straightforward write, but so full of wisdom and good advice. Words can be an evil weapon or a soothing elixir. Excellent write, well penned, flows well.
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