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Author Name: FreeFLETCH 5 Comments
Date Added: May 14, 2009 10:05:59 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Question
 
 
Deep within the confines
Of this feeble shattered life
Are our out stretched failing feelings
That often bring us strife
 
Living not to call upon
Any outward social reason
Our painful coexistence
Gathers agonizing seasons
 
Given everything we offer
Not to compromise
Brings bitter revelations
To our distasteful lives
 
How then must we manage
This submerging civil sense
When its plain to everyone else
Our own intolerance
 
A question we are well aware
Inside all of us
Who suffer the painful feelings
Of being called worthless
 
Author's Notes:
Words often hurt people worse than physical pain
Have a nice day......Fletch
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Comment By: FreeAngelface on May 19, 2009 07:23:07 AM Report
Amen Fletch!  This is so true my friend! Words hurt more than some people realize! As it does say in the bible

 
















New American Standard Bible(©1995)
They sharpen their tongues as a serpent; Poison of a viper is under their lips. Selah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation(©1995)
They make their tongues as sharp as a snake's [fang]. Their lips hide the venom of poisonous snakes. [Selah]

King James Bible
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.

American King James Version
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.

American Standard Version
They have sharpened their tongue like a serpent; Adders poison is under their lips. Selah

Bible in Basic English
Their tongues are sharp like the tongue of a snake; the poison of snakes is under their lips. (Selah.)

Douay-Rheims Bible
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent: the venom of saps is under their lips.

Darby Bible Translation
They sharpen their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.

English Revised Version
They have sharpened their tongue like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah

Webster's Bible Translation
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adder's poison is under their lips. Selah.

World English Bible
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent. Viper's poison is under their lips. Selah.

Young's Literal Translation
They sharpened their tongue as a serpent, Poison of an adder is under their lips. Selah.





Geneva Study Bible

They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; {c} adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.

(c) He shows the weapons the wicked use, when power and force fail them.

Wesley's Notes

140:3 Tongues - Using words as sharp and piercing as the sting of a serpent.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

3. sharpened . like a serpent-not like a serpent does, but they are thus like a serpent in cunning and venom.

Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

140:1-7 The more danger appears, the more earnest we should be in prayer to God. All are safe whom the Lord protects. If he be for us, who can be against us? We should especially watch and pray, that the Lord would hold up our goings in his ways, that our footsteps slip not. God is as able to keep his people from secret fraud as from open force; and the experience we have had of his power and care, in dangers of one kind, may encourage us to depend upon him in other dangers.


Comment By: FreeMoonStar on May 15, 2009 02:33:01 AM Report
Yes words hurt more than a strike of the hand. Being called worthless, or anything of any nature, is as bad as being slapped and dragged down.. Always remember the ones who throw words of pain are the ones with the pain, for to hurt others and lash out with words of such, is reason of their own hurting and pain and needing to bring someone lower than them is the only way they can make it better on themself..

 

Yours;

 

Moonie

Comment By: FreeSteve on May 14, 2009 08:53:56 PM Report
You have described the feeling well with great depths of insight.
Comment By: Freelolita on May 14, 2009 11:04:31 AM Report
"Inside of us who suffer the painful feelings of being called worthless"
i can't imagine a better description of my feelings than those true words...
i adored your poem because it's simply amazing...
take care

Lolita

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on May 14, 2009 10:16:21 AM Report
Fletch,
 A most moving poem ...
There are those out there who love to use there verbal tongues to only hurt people and they think there so smart
and really all they do is show there real color
of who they really are..
 These kind of people will hang there self...

I have seen it here on our site and among so called friends..!!
But in the long run it is them who will suffer judgement day!!
 Cast aside what is distasteful to us......there not worth the trouble.. there lives are just so boring they like
starting trouble

 You should have put this in venting.....
 Hugs and Love ~ She Whispers





 


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