Inside out

Some poems and reflections on life

Speak well

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Speak well of others
That they might speak well
Of you

What if
There is nothing well to say
Of another
Nothing I can truly say
Another has done well to
Speak of

Do I stay silent
And in my silence speak badly
Of the other’s
Lack

Of do I find some trivial
Good ness and
In my speaking make the other
Trivial

Speak well of others
That they might speak well
Of you

How can I speak well of others
When I fail to speak well of me

When my internal
Self talk
Chatter
Continually points fault
At every action

When I apologise for
My presence in the room

When I list my short comings
So others do not think me proud

When I refuse to accept praise and thanks
And say it was nothing

Speak well of yourself
So you can speak well of others

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