The Power of Words

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How shall I convey what I choose to say?
To whom do I direct my address?
Should I stack syllables in smooth, suave sways
Or make my point in the simplest of ways
For ideas I’m eager to express?

The power to persuade or the power to deal
A most thoughtful matter – to be sure,
Power to inflict pain or power to heal
More about me do my words reveal ~
For words have the power to endure.

© A Poetic Path, 2014

(I’m on vacation this week, so I’ll be posting poetry from the archives for a few days.  Happy creating!)

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