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Runaway Tongue
by Beth Elaine

Friday, May 16, 2003
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Apply duct tape when necessary! If only our kids could hear how they sound to adult ears when they're advising us about fashion, exercise, behavior...keep your sense of humor; we sounded the same way at their age!


What nonsense you utter-

You are so young

I beg you to master

that arrogant tongue.

Speech is a tool

for a craftsman to weild;

By it, kings crumble

and the hungry are filled.

So, until you learn to weigh what you say,

Zip up you tongue And put it away.
Texas Bess

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Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 7/28/2004
Bess -

Power-packed, this prose delivers timed inspiration for all - super!

Reviewed by Peter Paton 7/26/2004
A very good moral and wisdom expounded here Bess.
Silence is golden..

Peter Paton
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/20/2004
An excellent message that is well-penned, Bess. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 5/16/2003
Yes Bess, very well said. Wasn't their a song titled, "Zip It Up?" or was it, "Whip It UP?" Anyway a very good poem. Bill
ps and so true.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 5/16/2003
Bess, well said. Sometimes though they have a point. The young are so smart and we would do well to listen. I love people and am an excellent listener. I have learned alot from many younger than me.
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