It would be wise to watch your words,

Speech can cause wounds without a knife,

That all the doctors in the world could not heal,

Nor could they stop the bleeding,

Hold your sharp wicked tongue and keep silent 'till the tempest passes.

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fighter4life's picture

Excellent poem, it's very true.

alyssa johnson's picture

that was a really good poem. i have felt that way many times. i liked your haiku poem that you published today too.