The Word (1)

 

Spoken in haste

A word out of turn

Can wound to the core

A word in time

Can become a balm

When feelings are raw.

 

In times of despair

A word can calm

The hurt and ire.

In a moment of love

A word can lift the heart

With joy filled fire.

 

When wrath is high

A word as a curse

Brings only war.

To bring about peace

A word of sorrow

Can open a door.

 

Speak from the heart

With words

Well thought out before

Lest what you utter

Comes back

To haunt you ever more.

 

 

 

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