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Author Name: FreeLordofShadows 2 Comments
Date Added: July 31, 2006 22:07:47 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Words Failure

Words have power

The witch will tell

Words have the power to hurt

To tear down and destroy

That is their ultimate strength


But how come they hold no power

Or too little to count

To heal pain

To uplift and heal

To save us from destruction


With my words I try

To bring peace to this war torn world

But my words are just ink upon the page

And matter not to men

Who are so filled with bloodlust and hate

Blinded by things that shouldn’t matter


Why can’t we all just get along?

To share this earth

We all call home

Life’s too short

To fight our fellows

To shed the blood of others

Who just see things differently.

Why must we wage war?

Why must the earth soak up blood shed in anger?

Mother Earth weeps at the meal that we feed her

The spirits of the dead finally see the error

They yell with silent words

To stop the fighting

To embrace our differences

Work together to make the world a wonderful place


But again words of good

Fail to reach the ears of humanity

To breach our stupidity

We only listen to the words of evil

To our shame

To our destruction

Author's Notes:
Every time I turn on the news i see more fighting. War, war, war. All we do is wage war. Hezbullah (spelling...) and Israel, US and Iran, US and Iraq, US and North Korea..........etc. It never ends. Words have the power to insite violence and hurt. But they can not heal and stop the violence. This saddens me. Life is too short to fight. Imagine what life would be like if we all worked together instead of killing each other? It would be amazing.
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Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on January 23, 2007 08:23:01 PM Report
If only they were wars of words, huh?..Words are just sounds made up of letters. It's ideas that hold the power. If the idea of peace were to ever catch on, we might have a chance...len
Comment By: FreeAngelique on August 1, 2006 05:33:34 PM Report
It amazes me how negativity can spread like wild fire, and gossip is so easy to spread, but when it comes to uplifting and positive things to heal wrong doings, people can't seem to find the time.


Words do have power.

Thanks for using yours to point that out.

Well said.



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