Our Language

Some words just sit on paper

    Whilst some float through the air.

People write on birthday cards

    To show someone they care.


They say that babies hear our words

    Before they’re even born.

Words are what we humans use

    To comfort those who mourn.


Words are powerful tools indeed

    So think before you speak.

Your words may have a big effect

    Upon somebody’s week.


What’s your favourite game with words?  

     Well, can you guess what’s mine?

I love to write a rhyming poem

     So hunt for words that rhyme.


You can’t escape our human words:

        They won’t leave us alone.

They come in many languages

     On screen, paper and phone.


But animals don’t use our words:

    They simply growl or squeak,

But they look at us with interest.

     Do you think they’d like to speak?


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