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I will not criticize,
because I still have my pride.
I will not waste my words,
on someone who will not listen.
On someone who blocks out anything they do not want to hear.
Lies are such a deadly thing,
they will haunt the one who speaks them forever.
So for now I will give you some advice,
bite your tongue and think twice.




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shadowzwillfall said...
Sept. 13, 2010 at 7:48 pm:

I was confussed by the voting system ... I wanted to vote '5 Stars' but it would only let me vote 1.

True words to live by wisdom we should all take to heart in always keep with our thoughts.  Well thought and brilliantly concived!

 
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MARr1999 said...
Sept. 13, 2010 at 7:17 pm:
Awesome.. speaks the truth short and strong ..forget the fluff.  This girls get to the heart of the matter !  words to live by ..
 
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islandjenn said...
Sept. 13, 2010 at 6:59 pm:
this girl oozes talent...this poem transcends all age groups....brilliant! i love how short yet powerful this is and everyone can relate...KUDOS to demetra, i may have to steal her from teen ink and have her work for my magazine
 
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