Michael Edwards

WORDS

 

 

 

WORDS

 

Words whether written;

words whether spoken;

words whether sung,

are still words.

 

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In conversation

Colloquial expressions

Familiar language

 

Parlous sophistries

Scribed by vengeful pens

Divergence of truths

 

Serene seduction

Luring words in siren songs

Subdued in falseness

 

 

 

Comments11

  • Goldfinch60

    Words are so important in our lives, they can be so powerful both for good and evil. Good write Michael.

    • Michael Edwards

      Our primary means of communication so often abused - cheers Andy.

    • orchidee

      You parleying there? A fine write and pic M.

      • Michael Edwards

        Talking to myself Orchi. Do it all the time but I often don't understand.

        • orchidee

          Ahh soliloquising? Got headache now, thinking up that big word this time of day!

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        • Lorna

          Eliza Doolittle didn't think much of them............

          • Michael Edwards

            Gor blimey didn' she? I luv 'em meself - cheers Lorna

          • BRIAN & ANGELA

            THANKS MIKE ~ The pen has always (ad ultimatum) been mightier than the sword ! I love the ultimate definition of MODERN POETRY ~ and the are many examples on MPS !

            MODERN POETRY ~ is just WORDS
            any WORDS in any ORDER !
            Generally without RHYME and ~
            often without REASON !

            Thanks for posting ~ Love WORDS
            Love TULIPS ~ Yours BRIAN

            Please check my Internal Organs ~ I will
            post a MODERN POEM ~ tomorrow !

            • Michael Edwards

              Thanks Brian - I just love words and poetry - pleased you like it.

            • onepauly

              words come to me
              that be free.

            • Laura🌻

              Michael,
              An impressive write! I’m fascinated by words! As an English language learner, I’m always curious about words and their usage!
              Beautiful red tulips! Great pic of them! They look very velvety!

              ~Laura~

              • Michael Edwards

                I too love words and love to see them stretched and used in different ways - mind you that's different to using them incorrectly which really gets under my skin - perhaps I'm just a tad intolerant in my old age. yes those lovely tulips which I can just about see as I type this are looking a bit sorry for themselves - I expect the petals will be on the ground by tomorrow.

                • Laura🌻

                  No, not intolerant! We’re just conscientious of a good thing and don’t want it lost!

                • orchidee

                  Colloquial, eh? That any relation to ventriloquial?!

                  • Michael Edwards

                    Nah mate - yore thinkin of colonsqweeel

                  • Maxine Smith

                    Amazing Michael, message in the beauty of words.

                    • Michael Edwards

                      Thanks so much Maxine - where would we be without them?

                    • FineB

                      A wonderful vivid and superb write Michael on Words and their power.

                      Keep writing
                      FineB

                    • ron parrish aka wordman

                      words written or spoken will be with someone for eternity

                    • SLR

                      Great message about the power and importance of words. I'm a little obsessed about wanting to use JUST the EXACT word for every occasion. It's SO frustrating when I can't remember a particular word when I need it.

                      • Michael Edwards

                        And then you remember it when it's too late - yes you are not alone.

                        • SLR

                          No offence because I know it's so frustrating, but I'm kinda glad I'm not the only one with that problem.



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