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Sticks and Stones

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Below is the poem entitled Sticks and Stones which was written by poet Paul Clements. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Sticks and Stones

The stones that are thrown to break my bones
Pile up to they start to weigh
And the sticks don't decay
Nor do the words that you say
That I thought would never hurt me

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 9/27/2017 4:03:00 PM
unkind words can be even more painful than physical punches, the damage can't be seen on the outside and the hurt remains long after bruises would fade:-( hugs Jan xx
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Date: 9/27/2017 4:42:00 PM
Thank you, for your bueatiful words.
Date: 9/27/2017 4:02:00 PM
Well written Paul, a nice twist on this one, kind of true as well, regards, Kevin
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Date: 9/27/2017 4:43:00 PM
Thank you very much Kevin for your kind and encouraging words.