The Tongue

The Tongue short poem

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More powerful than a sword it feels,
One way flow, the only flow
Can be controlled, can’t be too.
Tactfully used, it can take you far
Rashly used, it will take you down.

Though easy maintenance, use it sparse.
Far too costly it could turn
More than money ever could buy
More powerful than a sword it feels,
One way flow, the only flow.

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Shamala Chandran
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The tongue is mightier than the sword, so be careful what you utter!

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