Arguing

Arguing

A Poem by Phill Oz O'fee
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Take time out ............

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Arguing




Use your sticks and stones

Instead of hurtful harsh words

I would feel less pain


Copyright @ Phillozofee 2017



© 2017 Phill Oz O'fee



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YOU SAID SO MUCH IN A SHORT VERSION.. VERY TRUE INDEED... WE NEED TO DO AWAY WITH ONLINE BULLIES WHO HURL WORDS OF HATE OR INSULT THE BODY AND SOUL OF THEIR VICTIM
NO STICKS OR STONES NEEDED GREAT JOB!

Posted 9 Months Ago


Words are only venom to the mind. If you don't give them teeth, they won't bite. Easier said than done, I guess. I know like many I too let them bite. And God do they hurt. A stick will break your legs, but words can burn down your soul. Insightingly enjoyable poem. Thanks for sharing.

Posted 10 Months Ago


yes, words are so powerful....as Dickinson said "the power to kill and the power to heal"

nicely said Phill

Posted 10 Months Ago


i agree, words can really hit low, nice poem keep making more

Posted 10 Months Ago


It seems there is a great surplus of hurtful words around today and the anonymity of the internet makes it a mask for cowards to hurl insults from a safe distance. But those words are never as hurtful as ones that come from a loved one. I figured out long ago that how much you care about someone is directly proportionate to their ability to piss you off. Good write, short and to the mark.

Posted 10 Months Ago


I won't deny, it takes great courage to bottle up hot steam when the other person hits you with verbal stones and sticks.... It is a virtue we all admire but once in a while it is inevitable.

Anyone who don't offend in words is a perfect man.

Posted 10 Months Ago


mmm very true Phill... the marks of stones and sticks can be forgotten but the ones that harsh hurtful words leave... they stay on forever and its not easy to forgive...

the worst kinds as you can never show your damage to others.....

very nicely done in few words..

Posted 10 Months Ago


the power of life and death is in the tongue-Proverbs 18:21

Posted 10 Months Ago


2 of 2 people found this review constructive.

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10 Months Ago

Beautiful review ma'am
Yes and more yes! Great senryu and powerful image and words. Verbal abuse and written abuse slays- both literally and figuratively. Thanks for the most important and eloquent poem Phill!

Posted 10 Months Ago


I always say that mental and emotional abuse is much harmful than the physical one, and You've said it just strongly right!!!

Posted 10 Months Ago



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Phill Oz O'fee
Phill Oz O'fee

Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom



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I am caught in a time spiral of confusion; that period we all experience between birth and death. Somewhere inside hides a poet, writer, lyricist and/or whatever, laying dormant and suppressed by s.. more..

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