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"You waste too much time on your words." You once told me.

"No," I replied "you don't waste enough time on words. Words are a tool to you, not a treat. A pragmatic means of communicating, bargaining, exchanging vital snippets of information. Calm down. Stop speaking so fast. We're not fighting a war (not us, not here). You don't prune and select your language. You've forgotten how to roll it around on your tongue, or try it on for size. Revel in rolling Rs, or the sweetness of a string of vowels and consonants, arranged in such a way to create more beauty than you ever thought possible.
Language can be a delicacy to contrast your paltry recital of data. You should try it."
Words are beautiful.
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SilverInkblot Jun 28, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Hello there :) Just a note to say I've featured this piece in my journal: [link]
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:icontohroe:
Thank you so much! :)
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SilverInkblot Jun 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome :)
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OxygenOcean Jan 10, 2012  Student General Artist
Seeing the title after reading the body was probably the best part.
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OxygenOcean Jan 11, 2012  Student General Artist
Words written and read are tiny threads between minds. So it was cool reading words about words, then a title that at least to me, acknowledges that language is how we relate to people.
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:icondailylitdeviations:
Your wonderful literary work has been chosen to be featured by DailyLitDeviations in a news article that can be found here [link]
Be sure to check out the other artists featured and show your support by :+fav:ing the News Article.
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Thank you so much! I will be sure to check out the other artists featured there.
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You are quite welcome! :heart:
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