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The Arrows

"The Arrows" The arrows found their mark as intended. Deadly and silent did they straightly fly! In no way were they to be defended. Righting wrong this was meant to satisfy! Deadly and silent did they straightly fly! The bowman's heart had been deceived and hurt. Righting wrong this was meant to satisfy. Into her heart these arrows would insert! The bowman's heart had been deceived and hurt. He reasoned this would be such sweet revenge! Into her heart these arrows would insert. His hurt he solely wanted to avenge! He reasoned this would be such sweet revenge! He was blind to this wrong by jealous Love! His hurt he solely wanted to avenge! Harmful words is what this Pantoum is of! He was blind to this wrong by jealous Love! Venomous words were his arrows of choice. Harmful words is what this Pantoum is of. His choice was to hurt her heart with his voice! Venomous words were his arrows of choice! Unaware was he of how wrong he was! His choice was to hurt her heart with his voice! He had listened to some gossip's mean "Buzz!!!" Unaware was he of how wrong he was! He allowed bold LIES to POISON his mind! He had listened to some gossip's mean "Buzz!!!" With this act his own fate was sealed and signed! He allowed bold LIES to POISON his mind! Not one word of those LIES contained ANY truth! With this act his own fate was sealed and signed. He unleashed his hurtful words with no proof! Not one word of those LIES contained ANY truth! His hurtful words sent like arrows changed course! He unleashed his hurtful words with no proof! They most speedily returned to their source! His hurtful words sent like arrows changed course! In no way were they meant to be defended! They most speedily returned to their source! The arrows found their mark as intended! WTA-IV 5/10/2016 *Words spoken in a time of anger are the most harmful words of all!*

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Date: 5/24/2016 6:39:00 AM
Great message, great form, Pantoum seems to suit your style nicely. Congrats on a well written message of warning to the gossipers.
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Walter T. Ashe
Date: 5/24/2016 12:44:00 PM
Good day John! The power of words and their effects is not to be lightly taken for they truly are powerful beyond belief! Thank you Sir and have the best day!
Date: 5/14/2016 8:39:00 PM
The tongue is a powerful weapon. The words it speaks can do a lot of damage. Always best to think before you speak. :)
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Walter T. Ashe
Date: 5/16/2016 2:48:00 PM
One of the smallest members of the body with such power to either heal or hurt! Your words say it exactly! Thank you Christine! :-)
Date: 5/11/2016 12:59:00 PM
- Walter, this is very impressive and written with "volume" - (A form I've never written .... maybe in the future :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Walter T. Ashe
Date: 5/11/2016 1:19:00 PM
Good day Sunshine! Thank you very much and when you do I will SO look forward to reading it!!!! Have a great day Anne-Lise!!! :-)
Date: 5/11/2016 9:53:00 AM
tremendous piece with compelling lines... a keeper!..huggs
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Walter T. Ashe
Date: 5/11/2016 12:53:00 PM
Hello Nette! Thank You! :-) The power of words can either heal or hurt! He chose hurt and received his choice!
Date: 5/11/2016 7:51:00 AM
Lovely message in a lovely form:) Great way to go:)
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Walter T. Ashe
Date: 5/11/2016 12:55:00 PM
Thank You very much Jo! We're told to choose our words carefully!!! This is one reason why! :-)
Date: 5/10/2016 9:47:00 PM
I love pantoum and you did yours very well, and with a good message
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Walter T. Ashe
Date: 5/11/2016 1:00:00 PM
A comment I left you jumped to above! Thank You again! :-)
Date: 5/10/2016 8:47:00 PM
Excellent pantoum, with a great message.
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Walter T. Ashe
Date: 5/11/2016 1:02:00 PM
Thank You Tom! Hurtful words truly are like arrows!
Date: 5/10/2016 8:06:00 PM
YOWie, the last line returned the vengeance That was a great ending!! I see by comments below that you enjoy pantoum.It's a really dellightful form and I enjoyed your message in this poem!
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Walter T. Ashe
Date: 5/11/2016 1:05:00 PM
Thank You Andrea! This form resonates with me and having read so many pantoums on PS to learn it, I do enjoy it's challenge! :-)
Date: 5/10/2016 8:03:00 PM
gosh, I am seeing LOTS of pantoum poems today. Is someone sponsoring a pantoum poetry contest? well, let me read this one now.
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Date: 5/10/2016 7:20:00 PM
Sir Pantoum strikes again. Nice work Walter...
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Walter T. Ashe
Date: 5/11/2016 1:08:00 PM
Charlie Sir, good day to you! :-) Truth is I'll start out with a rhyme and it'll change into a pantoum! Thank you very much!
Date: 5/10/2016 5:08:00 PM
Excellent piece Walter. I really like the moral.
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Walter T. Ashe
Date: 5/10/2016 5:31:00 PM
Thank you Tim! We are writers of positive words but words of this destructive nature serve no good purpose whatsoever!!!
Date: 5/10/2016 3:45:00 PM
WOW Walter you sure put the pantoum form to excellent use here - the poem is so powerful with the repeated lines - making it a fave!!!:-) hugs Jan xx7
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Walter T. Ashe
Date: 5/10/2016 4:25:00 PM
Jan, Good day to you! Thank you ! We use words to express poetic thoughts but the words spoken in anger are venomously evil! I hope your poetry reading showcase went exceptionally well! :-)