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The sharpest weapon
A poison for the soul

A tongue creating daggers
Sending them straight through the heart

You can patch up a wound
Cure an illness
Neutralize poison
And heal your body

But you can’t take back
The vibrations in the air
Created by your vocal chords
And the damage they do

It’s irreversible

And sometimes it can be lethal.
I've recently seen some teenagers insulting another one. Me and two other passers-by stepped in, but still, it's bad what some people do to others.

Words can hurt. Sometimes you don't intend to hurt someone with them, say something in the heat of a moment you don't mean, but you can't take them back.
Be mindful of what you say.

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FAIRYTAIL1O1 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Student General Artist
The truth in this is .... Wow ... All I have to say
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Gracefool-Lyn Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014
So true..
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TwinCitiesArtist Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I heard a story of a gal who had gossip almost destroy her life. The gossiper came and apologized she accepted the apology but she also went to the roof of her building with a feather pillow. She ripped open the pillow and scattered the feathers to the wind then turned to the gossiper and said "put the feathers back into the pillow." True story
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TheLastVarangian Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
A very well written piece! It carries a strong inner meaning on it's powerful vocabulary. You should be very proud of yourself. :)
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27FreeGal Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014
Thank you :hug:
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That1PersonUForgot Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Silver-touched devils can do the same thing...

I like this a lot. Great job :D
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That1PersonUForgot Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
*tongued 
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rsiphotography Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Professional General Artist
A lie is devastating if you believe it. The trick is identify the finely crafted lie that has been brought to your mind and call it what it is.... A LIE!!
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xxBoneless Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This piece is so well-written. Love it.
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27FreeGal Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014
Thank you!! Glad you like it :)
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