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Tongue
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By Dale Jordan Heath
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Tongue


 


Please sparest me thou wisdom


if thou are not wise at all.


Best not to judge or speaketh lies,


lest pride shall cause your fall.


 


Waggeth not from side to side,


to cause another pain,


but measure word and syllable,


speaketh no word in vain.


 


Whilst thou ponder what to say,


if thou shall speak at all,


'tis best to keepeth silent...


than revealeth every flaw.



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Submitted: Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2008

About the Poet
I am a Christan mother, grandmother, wife, aspiring poet, and owner of a bed and breakfast with my husband of 37 years. I love to create an ambience of serenity in my home. I love soft music, the sounds of the birds in my yard, the whir of the ceiling fans,... Time has passed since the first time I wrote my Poet Bio...it has been three years now....in that time my life has changed drastically. We lost our beloved youngest child, our only son, to suicide. It has been devastating...shaking my faith to its core but not destroying it. I have not been inspired to write for quite some time now. I pray that I will be able to emerge from this pain and write with a new passion about my journey. Until that time I ask for prayers and that God will continue to speak to me and give me the peace that passes all understanding.


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