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Word Impact

Words used to communicate have pregnable impaction:
articulate conveyance
for worthwhile interaction.
Idle gossip instigates downfall and ruination.
Discrediting character
is an assassination.
Empty talk diminishes the significance of time.
Inconsequential chatter
is an unseen pantomime.
Insipid conversation is devoid of eloquence:
tasteless, flat vulgarity
in a disordered sequence.
Idle gossip, empty talk, insipid conversation,
are fruitless contributions
deserving abdication.
Words used thoughtlessly have no means for retraction.
Once expressed contemptuously
provide dissatisfaction.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

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