Spoken… #Poetry



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Chinese whispers

From forked tongues are born

They fly like poison darts

Leaving damage in their wake

Lives destroyed, reputations shattered

Families broken,

Sticks and stones would hurt far less

Than whispered words, hardly spoken

I know these darts I feel their poison

My back a road map

To whispered words hardly spoken…


5 thoughts on “Spoken… #Poetry

  1. Very true.
    9th Commandment about not bearing false witness against your neighbour is definitely not a popular one these days

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