Words

Words

A Poem by Brittany Zedalis
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Bullying, essentially.

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Words

Words creeping into the

Back of my mind

Into my soul

Words tearing at my heart

Words slithering in between

Truth and lies

Words pounding

In my brain

Breaking down walls

I didn't even know

Were there

Words

Powerful things

Words can heal

Even the most

Fragile of people

Or shatter what's left

Of their being

Words

Words are weapons



~Dead Snakes 2013~






© 2017 Brittany Zedalis



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I always feel like this is how I feel when I need to write. It's like words just keep pounding at you until you get your feelings down on to paper. It's only then that I may find peace.

Love this poem! I could really relate to it. It's true that words can be tools and weapons.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Brittany Zedalis

1 Year Ago

I wrote this back when someone was constantly bullying me and I needed to get my feelings out. Thank.. read more



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Words can be deadly weapons, a kind of toxin that leeches into your soul. Not an easy thing to overcome, even years later. Thank you for sharing. Nice formatting and presentation as well.

Posted 1 Week Ago


Words truly come with much power indeed. We can give life and we can bring destruction. You did a great job with this piece!

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Words can be cruel or kind and can effect people either way

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Brittany Zedalis

1 Year Ago

Often more cruel than kind these days, unfortunately. Thank you for reviewing :)
I always feel like this is how I feel when I need to write. It's like words just keep pounding at you until you get your feelings down on to paper. It's only then that I may find peace.

Love this poem! I could really relate to it. It's true that words can be tools and weapons.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Brittany Zedalis

1 Year Ago

I wrote this back when someone was constantly bullying me and I needed to get my feelings out. Thank.. read more
So true..
words . .... are often the weapons ....
and sometimes, a medium of communication... but fact is that words can turn something best or worst...
so they're powerful... even more than we are.... good piece....
Anindita : )

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Brittany Zedalis

1 Year Ago

Thank you for reviewing! I'm sorry it took so long for me to see this.
So true. Words do indeed have power both for good or bad. Nice write.

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Brittany Zedalis

2 Years Ago

Thank you!
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SKY
Indeed Words are weapons it was a nice potic read, thanks for sharing!

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Brittany Zedalis

2 Years Ago

Sorry I missed this one somehow! Thank you!
SKY

2 Years Ago

It's okay, you're welcome :)
Words are communication. Without them, we return to the stone age. We make guttural noises. I cannot imagine my wife's beautiful face making guttural noises!

Posted 3 Years Ago


Brittany Zedalis

3 Years Ago

Hahahahahahaha xD Yes, words are indeed necessary.
I read of how a transgendered youth from Ohio, Josh Alcorn, had been bullied mostly by words
and then decided to end his life. Not because of the hackneyed "man trapped in a woman's body"
conundrum, but words, (can you imagine that) words had taken their toll. I read your review
about the poem I wrote on Bruce Jenner, and thought just how mature you were to brilliantly
acknowledge the correct gender when referring to her. In todays world of internet humor
and faceless judgments, that simple act took insight and courage.

Words are weapons. And placed in the wrong hearts, awful weapons. And thank you for sharing
your poetry with us....

dana

Posted 3 Years Ago


Brittany Zedalis

3 Years Ago

I remember reading about Leelah. It was a tragedy.

And yeah, she recently stated tha.. read more
Amazing piece of work there. :)

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Brittany Zedalis

3 Years Ago

I could have sworn I responded to this one. Oops. Thank you, Nabeeha.

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Added on February 23, 2014
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