Tris Eaton

Everyone has one
And they all stink

They can be hurtful,
Harsh words
The enders of friendships
The starters of wars

Only seem ok
When you agree

You may think they're right
But someone else won't
They should be thought about
Before they are released

Knowledge is knowing what to say
Wisdom is knowing when to say it

  • Author: Tris Eaton (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: February 23rd, 2017 12:50
  • Comment from author about the poem: Everyone has started to tell me what they think about some things before they even realize how I may feel towards them saying that. I mean seriously people think before you speak please.
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  • catdeu

    I like this!

    • Tris Eaton

      Thank you. I'm glad.

    • Augustus

      Yes, please engage brain before opening mouth. You are exactly right. Nice.

      • Tris Eaton

        Thank you : D

      • poetboy5454

        I really love the last 2 lines. Great poem! 😀

        • Tris Eaton

          Thanks. I will always remeber those. I heard them on the radio one day and I've never forgotten them

        • willyweed

          opinions are well like toes and fingers if we all just counted the digits first well what a wonderful world this could be. very clever for an old lady or a young girl too? nice one ww

        • Reivax Camlost

          This is very true. I often realize, right before I say something cruel / insensitive, that wisdom and knowledge should be taken into account before whimsy and opinion.

          • Tris Eaton

            you are one of the few that actually do that and the world. I'm sure, benefits when someone decides to keep their mouth shut

            • Reivax Camlost

              Yup. Or, as it has been said, "when you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all".

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