Sticks and Stones

October 24, 2008
By Timothy McCully, Neosho, MO

Sticks and Stones will break my bones but words will never hurt me,

Yet those words try to manipulate the reality.

Your bones shatter as the sticks slam upon them,
But your mind numbs from the pain of the words.

Words inflict scars that no stick nor stone could ever dream,
Words engrave themselves in the depths of your mind,
Words manipulate your emotions which play your actions.


The author's comments:
When I was a young lad, I rembeber telling the teacher on someone who called me a name. The teacher always told me, "Sticks and Stones will break my bones but words will never hurt me." Thats not true, words hut!!!

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on Nov. 4 2008 at 11:57 pm
very good.I liked it lots.=)

on Nov. 4 2008 at 1:02 am
i loved it!!!


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