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Iain

You Are

Posted on 29 January 2021 by Iain under Thinking Out Loud
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YOU ARE

Words can hammer a blow to the heart
Words can cut deeper than a steel blade
Words can indiscriminately maim and disfigure
Words can create wounds that do not heal

In the living of your life, remember, your words are weapons that can…

Obliterate hope

Decimate possibility

Destroy perceptions

Massacre dreams

Annihilate self-worth

Butcher prospects

Execute inner light

You are the Minder of your mouth
You are the Manager of your mind
You are the Trustee of your tones
You are the Vigilante of your volume
You are the Shepherd of your syntax
You are the Attendant of your alliteration
You are the Warden of your words
You are the Paladin of your phrasing
You are the Cerberus of your cadence
You are the Custodian of your cursing
You are the Sentinel of your speech
You are the Lookout of your lexicon

You are the Wielder of your weapons

Do you defend the weak or attack them?


You ‘are’ your choices

© Iain Merchant 2020

One thought on “You Are”

  1. Chris Frank says:

    …statement of being, warrior of truth…

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