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Words Like Pebbles
by Cynthia A. Buhain-Baello

Sunday, May 10, 2009
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Language is a nation's identity. When that decays, the nation eventually falls.


Words like pebbles
Thrown down a pond
Will cause some ripples
To go around.

Words like pebbles
Never come back
They sink in people
That they attack.

Words can create
A thousand circles,
Pain resonates
As hurts unfurl.

Words released
Like pebbles drown
The friendships cease
As it goes down.

Hold your words
Hide your pebbles
You cannot afford
To cause the ripples.

The pond is calm
And so be blessed,
Be friendship's balm
Speak what is best.


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Reviewed by Cryssa C 5/12/2009
So, so true! Funny that so many people wrote about words and the power that they can do this week... Maybe it is the theme of the week or something. hee, hee...
Cryssa
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson 5/11/2009
This is so true....once released words cannot be taken back...for even words spoken in secret take wings and find the ear of those of whom they are spoken....James puts it best when he said that the power of life and death is in the tounge...we can choose to speak words of life and blessings or we can speak words of death....wonderful piece Cynthia.

Allen
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 5/11/2009
I agree words are the toughest weapons, we can either use them for good, or for evil, thank you for sharing
In Christs Love
Michelle~
Reviewed by John Flanagan 5/11/2009
Cynthia,
This reminds me of what wise Hindus say - the tongue can be the most beautiful and the ugliest organ in the body.
John
Reviewed by Douglas Bentley 5/11/2009
I was told growing up "If you don't have something nice to say, don't say anything at all"

If we would all just think before we speak!

Enjoyed this uplifting and educational poem, Cynthia

Doug
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler 5/11/2009
True. They often cause a ripple which lasts a life time. People said awful things about my nose when growing up. It hurt so badly that I have my nose made smaller. I like it but wish I had kept the old one.
Hugs, J'nia
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 5/11/2009
Hi Cynthia, truer words were never spoken or written.. thanks for sharing...

In Spirit,
Bear
Reviewed by Susan Smith 5/11/2009
Great poem and reminder. It's been said we are the master of our unspoken word, but our spoken words master us. Susan
Reviewed by Milton Handfield 5/11/2009
Brilliantly written. Words are truly powerful. They have an effective way of producing positive or negative results..Continue to write good poetry.

Hugs
milton

Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/11/2009
creative write!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/11/2009
Little Words, such powerful things, and they can cause ripples that never end.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 5/11/2009
Great write, Cynthia; you are quickly becoming one of my favorites here! Well done; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in America, Karen Lynn in Texas. :D
Reviewed by Paul Berube 5/11/2009
Wisely written Cynthia.



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