THE POWER OF WORDS

a poem by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen, Denmark


They can be written
spoken, whispered,
hidden, forbidden,
remembered,
forgotten.

They have their power
to be listened to,
to be read
to be reflected
or rejected.

They can build
They can destroy
They can comfort
and heal.

May 4, 2010


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