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Over Heard Conversation

Over heard conversation today.
As I was sweeping leaves that way.
And he's talking to one of his friends.
I heard his words flowing my way.

I hear him say ~ "and she says to me".
I seen that,  where did you get it?   
Now I know , I'm moving out from you.
He says,  well, I really don't give a # % .

That's when the tape recorder starts in 
my head.

Aries is in the midnight skies now.
So be careful of what you say.
Make sure your words don't cut deep.
For the words you speak, will surely be 
the karma you keep.

I thought to myself, boy, am I glad, I don't 
speak off the cuff.
Make sure you speak softly when Aries is 
in the midnight skies.
Aries is a war sign, did you not know ?   



5/ 2010  Yes,  I did hear him telling some other guy this about his g-friend. She left with the baby. It seems Aries is again in the skies now as well : kim jung un  .

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  1. Date: 8/20/2013 6:50:00 PM

    words in play can often sway, the thoughts of people with us careful mouth is better hey, cos anger often does... get you into trouble, wuss, close mouth better hey..... Don thanks Deb Duncan "Over Heard Conversation"

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 11:02:00 AM

    Interesting work..Don't know about what the signs in the sky mean but do know if you give out bad to a person it will usually come back to give bad to you..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Also, woman are designed to be multipliers..If you give her some money to buy groceries, she will prepare you many meals..If you give her love, she will give it back fourfold..If you give her a house, she will make it a home..If you give her discord, negative words, abuse,etc. she will give you hades..Sara

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 9:38:00 PM

    Words can cut deep so we really should watch what we say. Nicely done on this unique poem. love phyl

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 9:05:00 AM

    Interesting! The way you worded this was so captivating. I can't help but gawk at people as well... somethings heard can't be un-heard. But I think Duke Beaufort said it best.

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 5:54:00 PM

    Debbie, there is a story where a person who is always hurting people is instructed by a counselor to take a feather pillow to the mountain top and scatter all the feathers. Then he is instructed to go back to the mountain the following day and collect all the feathers which he (of course) can not do. The wise say that the words are like the feathers from a pillow. Once they are out in the air, they can not be taken back. In any case, I thank you for your kindness as always. Be well.

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 3:08:00 PM

    so eerie I never think of the stars in this context but it is so true we often speak words we can never take back. We would all be well served to heed this wisdom.....so glad I stopped by. Incidentally I am in Hawaii and we have hd threats before from this leader. We can only pray his missile hits short and sunk to the ocean depths and not on our small vulnerable islands. SuZ

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 7:50:00 PM

    word of mouth can trap this lout, with nothing under said... no doubt ...is aries seeing red...

    JOHNSON Avatar DON JOHNSON Date: 4/12/2013 11:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    love n hate upon the plate, tempers ever risng, passion burns at any rate, scorching of the pride, great poem babe....
  1. Date: 4/12/2013 3:21:00 PM

    I think its so sad when it happens. Love Terry xoxo

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 12:01:00 PM

    An interesting poem and conversation ~*~SKAT

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 4:52:00 PM

    Borrowed trouble costs too much. :) It's better you should own. Then when your yard is all cleaned up, you shouldn't need a loan. :) I'm an Aries by the way. But it's alright, have a nice day. :)

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 4:08:00 PM

    you should be carefull what you say always.

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 3:33:00 PM

    wow, interesting stuff!

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 2:05:00 PM

    A real interesting tidbit here..best to stay far away from mad men! Thanks so much for stopping by my verses. Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 3:59:00 PM

    this is different Debbie,, i like this poem...

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 9:32:00 AM

    Very nice poem. Aries is definitely a war sign. My mother is an Aries and she's been a warrior all through her life. Like this piece! -- Sean

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 2:32:00 PM

    this is very interesting. I didn't know this thing about Aries moon. I like that part of the poem because I really dig astrological stuff. Cool!

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 2:27:00 AM

    - Thanks Debbie .... a good poem, well done as always! - Have a nice day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)