he reads his book
I trim the boxwood
how well
we get along
when we don’t speak…

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The Spoken Word

Think and then say
Decide first, what’s going on in your mind
Once decided then speak what you have got in your mind
Once spoken, the spoken word cannot change.

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Words find their way

Read your mind to read everything going on in your mind
Make a note of everything
Speak up and speak out
As and when necessary
Make sure you know everything.

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we are neighbors,
sleeve to sleeve on the rack.
yet old drywall, scratched,
speaks of painted layers.

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to speak (heart
that mind holds
back for lightning

strike to rip me
from life and planet
again alone) afraid

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