Just.... Words

November 4, 2011
Word are.... just words.
Some, unknown to man.
But there are some words that hurt.
Words people don't even think hurt, but they do.
There are words that show love and kindness to people.
That's all they will ever be.... jut words.
They are the things that can express so much feeling and emotion.
Words that can cheer a person up, or bring them down.
Words that not everyone will be able to explain.
Or so I thought.
You made my words make sense but then you used them against me, hurting me.
Those words that used to show kindness, now showing hatred.
But there's always that one person.
Who's words never hurt.
Words that always make me happy.
Words that can never bring me down.
So I must thank the Lord for words and you.
Yes there is HIM but I think I'll let him go, he's not worth it.
Not through the fighting, anger and hatred.
He's not worth it yet, I know you'll never let him go.
He may bother you at times too but you still love him.
So maybe I'll have to forget you too.
Thinking about forgetting you hurts.
What is needed to be happy must be done.
But in the end aren't we all forgotten?

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Moonflawer said...
Nov. 10, 2011 at 10:55 am
i agree with hopelovepain, free verse poems don't always have to ryme
LifeIsPoetry said...
Nov. 10, 2011 at 10:18 am
Wow! I like this. I love the poems that take something so simple, so overlooked, and drag them into the light. Words are "just words"... or are they? This is your way of saying they aren't. The last two lines are good, too, because they really wrap up the poem. Do you think you could check out and comment on some of my work?
writer101 said...
Nov. 8, 2011 at 4:48 pm
I like it and it so true.I also had a trouble with friends.I wrote a poem called  Friends....U should check it out id love to here what you think about it.
MJFleury said...
Nov. 8, 2011 at 10:48 am
This poem is very real. I felt like you were just clearing your mind and writing what you needed to write.
BrokenAngel121 said...
Nov. 8, 2011 at 7:47 am

I think the words are really great but it needs some work on the rhyming words.....cause its a poem and there are no rhyming words....


MJFleury replied...
Nov. 8, 2011 at 10:47 am
Poetry doesn't have to rhyme. That is a common but false misconception.
hopelovepain replied...
Nov. 8, 2011 at 10:48 am
Um BrokenAngel, this is free verse, so it's not supposed to rhyme. I think that this is good, there are a few typos and grammar errors but it's truly beautiful. I love the last line, "But in the end aren't we all forgotten?" That feeling and mystery is what you should strive for in all of your writing. Good luck and keep writing and don't let anyone ever bring you down! (: 
Paramour13 replied...
Nov. 8, 2011 at 11:49 am
I agree with hopelovepain, that last line really got to me, this is a nice poem. good work! :)
BrokenAngel121 replied...
Nov. 11, 2011 at 12:39 am
um hopelovepain.... i was not trying to critisize smone.....i was just giving my opinion......and i myself think that its a great poem.....so i think you have misunderstood me greatly....
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