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Esra Karatash Alpay

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Ripples Grow
by Esra Karatash Alpay

Friday, January 28, 2005
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Sometimes words are said into the air,
Without much thought, Or care,
The affects spread farther and deeper,
Like a stone thrown in a pond,
As circular ripples grow in water,
Without effort of calculation,
And the magnitude remains,
Of a few mere words,
Yet to be assumed.

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Reviewed by Muhammad Al Mahdi 1/28/2005
An excellent elaboration on the hadith saying that the destructive impact of words is more deadly than that of arrows.
Very poetic and reflective-- and very convincing.
An important work of literature.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 1/28/2005
You are correct in this one Joshua.
Reviewed by Joshua Miller (Reader) 1/28/2005
Well done. I love when people craft truth beautifully!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 1/28/2005
I agree, people say things too quickly to one another these days:

Words that should be left unspoken;
should be left unspoken...

for when they're unspoken,
they will not be heard...

and no one will be hurt.

Sandie Angel a.k.a. Sandie May Angel :o)
Reviewed by Edwin Larson 1/28/2005
Huh?
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