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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