Shades of Speech

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The shading of a phrase

Can change the spoken word

The colouring of the quality

Reflects the way it’s heard.

 

The truth is often coloured

By the painting of the tongue

The written word as well as thought

As suspect to be hung.

 

How will we ever know the word

When it’s right or wrong

When one can have a lie it’s said

For the telling of a song.

 

Our speech is such a little thing

As spoken high or base

The understanding is the thing

For the listening of our race.

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10 thoughts on “Shades of Speech

  1. quiall Post author

    Thank you so much! I just finished that painting last week. If you are interested I am posting more of my poetry at: freedomsplace.wordpress.com.

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