Speaking of Karma



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Speak not in anger

For words can cut deep

And what we do sow

We certainly reap

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Let love be your guide

In all that you say

Mindful of the cost

That your soul will pay

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A moment to pause

Old scars time to heal

Let go of the pain

The anger you feel

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Great gift that it is

Given this proud voice

But how it is used

Is always our choice

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What we vocalize

We disseminate

And nothing good comes

From speaking with hate

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So, guard your words well

Think long what you say

For it will like spell

Return in some way

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Let what breath exhales

Be not something spurned

Speak only with love

Enjoy karma earned

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15 Responses to “Speaking of Karma”
  1. Words of a wise and prudent man, a true artist, like you my friend!

  2. Jim Borden says:

    it was allegedly Thomas Jefferson who said: “When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.” you say it much more eloquently!

  3. petespringerauthor says:

    Words have the power to hurt or heal. Why don’t more people choose the latter?

  4. Isha says:

    Let what breath exhales
    Be not something spurned

    How profound!

  5. jonicaggiano says:

    Those are great words of wisdom Brad in this piece. I know I should count to 100 before I speak, as I can have a temper at times. It is usually when someone is being unkind or judging others when they don’t even know them. Also why I don’t like to talk about politics and I tell my friends that right away. I am a stubborn person too. Two big negative things about me that I try and work on every day. Sometimes we have to speak up I believe but we must pick our battles carefully. Great poem it makes one stop and think. Great piece. Sending my love and hugs, Jonikins

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