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Wounding Words

words that pierce like a sharpened edge
the pen has no regret
old pain incessant we must dredge
if not forgive, forget?

but the power of a simple verse
overlooked by the creator
has made the past in present worse
and lesser pain now greater

Copyright © James Nichols

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  1. Date: 1/6/2013 6:07:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/25/2012 7:32:00 PM
    what a profound little poem. Glad I am seeing this list so I can read this poem. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 12/24/2012 8:12:00 AM
    Wow, I love this one. The first two lines and the last two lines are absolutely perfect. Congrats on a well-deserved win!

  1. Date: 12/24/2012 5:38:00 AM
    Good morning, James,, A nice warm congratulations in Susan's "any new 12 Line Poem" Wishing you the best holidays to come. Merry Christmas and a happy new year. Love~LINDA

  1. Date: 12/23/2012 1:30:00 PM
    Congratulations on your winning spot James