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Rated: E · Poetry · Inspirational · #2231287
For The Lighthouse Poetry Contest
A good word -
we live in a world
of words
they make things clear
or confusing
they are helpful
or hurtful

a perverse tongue
a lying tongue
a slandering tongue
a gossiping tongue
a flattering tongue
will break down relationships
causing depression and anxiety

a righteous tongue
a restoring tongue
a restrained tongue
will build up relationships
and create a glad heart -
speech that builds up
begins with receiving Christ


Prompt verse:
"Anxiety in the heart of man weighs it down, but a good word makes it glad." Proverbs 12:25
Word count - 95
Lines - 21 text
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