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Speak In A Manner True

11 Jun

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Speak loudly, if you speak of Love,
for Love is silent, and oft unheard;
whether youthful boasting applies,
or aged regret may recall a word,
speak as tho’ your heart were fire,
and to be alone would be absurd.

Speak soft, if you speak of Sorrow,
for Sorrow is but a finite caress;
whether to ply its tongue to cheek,
or reside itself in somber death,
speak to Sorrow as a gilded ghost,
and let it then find conscious breath.

Speak wisely, if you speak of Tears,
for weeping manifests many things;
both Love and Sorrow mist the eyes,
yet either Joy or Woe, as it wrings,
but come to mind some sweet recall,
which, for Tears alone, a true heart sings.

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Posted by on June 11, 2016 in My Poetry

 

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2 responses to “Speak In A Manner True

  1. Kunal Thakore

    June 11, 2016 at 11:57 am

    Brilliant! ❤️

    Liked by 1 person

     

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