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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Missed Words

In life I‘ve said many things
Roaring loud or softly ping
Some words hurting more than others
Burning bridges, tearing asunder
If I could change one word
Changing maybe what I heard

Times when things were tough
Sometimes words were not enough
The heart filled smile that that lifted you
Deserved a quite, gracious “Thank You”

Times when things just fell apart
Trying hard to make a fresh start
The helping hand that guided you
Deserved a heart-felt “Bless You”

When your heart was broke
And your shattered soul
Clung to her memories
Like its last hope
The strong shoulders you rested upon
Deserved a comforting “I love you all”

When things went bad
And thoughts clashed on
Every step a marathon
The person that made you cry
Needed to hear “Good Bye”

What is once said cannot be forgotten,
Pleasing, harsh, uplifting or rotten
Well-intended or misunderstood
Communicate more than you should
You never know which words are your last
Who knows… your one more word
Meant to another… a world.

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