Words

God is a word that lonely people use whenever the world gets too heavy.
Hate is a word that we use every day in our speech without even realising.
Fear is a word we only use when trying to look into our souls.
Courage is a word only actors use to hide the fact that they have none.

Cold is a word we use when we're warm but refuse to be grateful at all.
Warm is a word we use when we're happy but lack the courage to say it.
Weak is a word we use to describe tea and how much we like its flavour.
Strong is a word we use when we need some help to lift some furniture.

Stress is a word we use to complain because we'd rather not be at work.
Joy is a word we use in bed because we've alleviated all our stress.
Misery is a word we use after a bad day but don't know how to express it.
Suffering is a word we use to describe people living in third world countries.

Boring is what we call our fathers who only watch nothing but news.
Exciting is what we call a film that involves lots of fighting and killing.
Poverty is how we describe someone who begs for money on the tube.
Wealth is a word we use to describe someone who has won the National Lottery.

Profound is a word we use to build ourselves up in the eyes of others.
Intelligent is what we think of people who always do better than ourselves.
Glee is a word we use when we achieve something greater than our neighbour.
Denial is a word we use when we don't want to accept the truth about ourselves...

But deliberation is a word we use when we have the courage to step back and think.
And enlightenment is a word we use when we come to a truth buried deep in the lies.
And redemption is a word that we use when we finally find peace with ourselves.
And love is a word we use when we find out just how important life is.


Copyright Odo-uita 2002

All comments are welcome. I realise people might disagree with a couple of the statement in here. Please bear in mind that the above statements are not what I believe personally. I'm just trying to show that there are different perspectives on everything.