Words by JBF

Words by JBF

Words by JBF




Words by themselves innocuous


Words carelessly arranged and uttered

Enemies create

Apologies tendered
Meet with distaste

‘I was not upset.’
‘What gave you that idea?’

Words that excavate
Words that discomfort inflate

Words that damn
The lie that is your life.
Words that uncover your guile
To your unwilling eyes.

Silence, silence of discord
Hang over our desires and dreams
Like a rain cloud hovering
Over saturated streams.

Silence, screaming for redress

Wishing that words were left at rest



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About the Author

Janette B. Fuller is a teacher and author of three books. Her business is to write stories set in the place she knows best – Jamaica – while also helping writers to write their own stories. 

When you are ready to write your story and/or after you have written your story, make contact with her at writingwisdomtree@gmail.com for coaching and editing services, respectively. Check out her books here








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