tagNon-Erotic PoetryThe Words of the Tongue

The Words of the Tongue

byrose butterfly©

The words of the tongue
They are sharp as a knife
Piercing and cutting
Away at life.

But that's not the way
That God has intended
Our words should not destroy
But heal a heart that needs mended.

Guard your lips
Keep pure every word
Send life from your tongue
Blessing all those who heard.

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