The Power of Words

Words are like water,

Running downhill to the ocean of my mouth,

Flash floods and droughts having their turns,

Try to cup them in your mind and they’ll run out through the cracks.

 

Words are like fire,

Burning up the logs of conversation,

They’ll light up your world and warm your soul,

But they’ll burn you if used carelessly.

 

Words are like the wind,

They’re the inspiration in your sails,

They drive the mill of the world,

But words from anger are like standing in a hurricane.

 

Words are like the earth,

They’re the foundation of this civilization,

They’ll support any argument,

But one dirty word will besmirch the whole monologue. Fuck.