I can’t get enough of this post. Must read for all who love words.
Thanks Meggie, for saying it the way you do! Hugs!
Words are beautiful. Sometimes ugly. Brutal if need be. But mostly beautiful.
For those who know how to use them right.
Pure. Rich. Necessary. Words in any language.
But when a language and its proud owners wear the elite cloak on some days, nose high up in the air, refusing to look down on mere mortals, sniggering behind the backs of those who struggle to express themselves in precisely the way they would like them to.
No, I am not just talking of the bard’s tongue. But yes, that too.
The snide smiles. The condescending words. The patronizing remarks.
I am standing right here, remember this.
That person may not, but I will rip you apart.
Remember that. Word for word. Line by line. Each sentence burnt beyond recognition. Memories fading into oblivion.
The inability to express one’s thoughts in a poetical, lyrical manner is not the speaker’s problem. It…
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