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They are packed with emotion and meaning. Every word, when used properly (or improperly) can cut like a scalpel. They are a surgeon's tools. The right word and one slices through the skin and can either cut out the disease or it can cut the heart. When used improperly over time, the heart repeatedly gets nicked and sliced until it can not take anymore. The owner of that heart gives up and becomes what he never dreamed about. Which is to say, his dreams are left unfulfilled. He becomes a shell of a man - vacant, unseeing, nervous, anxious. hopeless.
Being able to use words with such acumen, such precision is not a blessing. It is a curse. One would rather be devoid of such adroitness or mastery and simply be a...simple speaker. One lacks compassion, empathy,...love. One is only interested in himself and how smart he seems. Perhaps it's because he lacks confidence himself from when he was in a position of having words cut him to the heart. He must prove himself. To himself. But
Crown of ThornsShe wakes up with red staining her pillow
and the taste of blood like iron in her mouth
It stains her teeth and leaks from her lips, and as she
rinses her mouth out, she can’t help thinking that
it’s better than dirt and ashes
it feels like she’s wearing a noose
of broken promises and shattered glass
that tightens around her throat with every day that passes
She nails a smile to her face
and doesn't let herself think the word dying
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