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Tongue Study

 

Tongues

Steady it wags

needing to know

more, about the

the very thing that

causes wars.

peace and pain.

I study my tongue.           

Much has been said

about the tongue yet

how has it pertained

to my own.

 

My tongue has delivered

and served, it has given

and taken, it has blessed,

it has cursed.

 

It has been bitten,

and it has been written,

the tongue can be tied, twisted

curt, sweet, sharp, wagging or

bragging.

 

It may be your

native tongue

or foreign, it may be

exciting or boring.

If quiet is your tongue

"the cat may have it".

 

If you use your

tongue to speak ill

of the dead, you may,

challenge a force and

be cursing your life's course.

 

The tongue's confession's

may sweep out

dirty secrets from the

corners of your mind.

 

Wise words have fallen on death

ears, words smothered by pride.

truth escaped lying eyes.

Ignoring what you saw and

twisting what was heard.

 

Tongues may bond

with imbeciles or angels

forming positive

or negative energy.

 

Be careful, mind your tongue

it is closest to your own ears

and will affect you first, rather

before the others hear.

 

Be not at the mercy of

an imbecilic tongue

read their eyes

and duck the darts

about to be thrown.

 

Do not despise the

a foreign tongue

for it is the aptitude

of the brain, the tunnel

to his bilingual, do not

expect the champions,

to cater to the dunce,

or those who can barely

master his own tongue.

 

In general, I have concluded

whether you live by the sword or

stand on principals, I had to

learn to manage my tongue

as I would a loaded gun.

 

I will not justify my tongue

when I use its power for the wrong

and neither hold my piece,

to placate the sword of the unjust.

 

The real power is in

the righteousness

of the speaking tongue.

 

For those who live by

the sharp and swarded tongue

and wield words as death

blows to the innocent,

or those who are silent,

while others suffer.

May also die

by the mighty tongue,

or by the holding of it.!

 

 

Copyright © Vicki Acquah | Year Posted 2014

Tongue Study Tongues Steady it wags needing to know more, about the the very thing that causes wars. peace and pain. I study my tongue. Much has been said about the tongue yet how has it pertained to my own. My tongue has delivered and served, it has given and taken, it has blessed, it has cursed. It has been bitten, and it has been written, the tongue can be tied, twisted curt, sweet, sharp, wagging or bragging. It may be your native tongue or foreign, it may be exciting or boring. If quiet is your tongue "the cat may have it". If you use your tongue to speak ill of the dead, you may, challenge a force and be cursing your life's course. The tongue's confession's may sweep out dirty secrets from the corners of your mind. Wise words have fallen on death ears, words smothered by pride. truth escaped lying eyes. Ignoring what you saw and twisting what was heard. Tongues may bond with imbeciles or angels forming positive or negative energy. Be careful, mind your tongue it is closest to your own ears and will affect you first, rather before the others hear. Be not at the mercy of an imbecilic tongue read their eyes and duck the darts about to be thrown. Do not despise the a foreign tongue for it is the aptitude of the brain, the tunnel to his bilingual, do not expect the champions, to cater to the dunce, or those who can barely master his own tongue. In general, I have concluded whether you live by the sword or stand on principals, I had to learn to manage my tongue as I would a loaded gun. I will not justify my tongue when I use its power for the wrong and neither hold my piece, to placate the sword of the unjust. The real power is in the righteousness of the speaking tongue. For those who live by the sharp and swarded tongue and wield words as death blows to the innocent, or those who are silent, while others suffer. May also die by the mighty tongue, or by the holding of it.! Copyright © Vicki Acquah | Year Posted 2014

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 9/10/2014 1:27:00 PM
great piece Vicki, really penned this so well. God bless, Gordon
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Vicki Acquah
Date: 9/10/2014 4:35:00 PM
Much needed acknowledgement thank you, as I am selecting the poems to be in my book and comments such as yours makes it easier to decide.
Date: 4/25/2014 3:36:00 PM
the tongue,it builds and it kills,great write Vicki
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