28 december 2012

The Terrorizer (a riddle)

It's smaller than a meteor and hasn't that much girth -
yet stronger than the largest bomb and could destroy the Earth.

It can be smooth as velvet and sometimes it can run -
or cooler than a summer breeze or hotter than the sun.

It's smaller than an average gun but started many wars.
Oh, but its so lazy too, escaping many chores.

It started every argument that those around can hear.
It's something most will never lose and always very near.

Receiving orders from the brain, air flowing from the lung -
but if you don't quite get it yet, just bite your wicked tongue!

©2006 louis gander ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Psalm 10:7 (NASB) “His mouth is full of curses and deceit and oppression; Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness.”


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Kahlia Mazacalletti,  

Louis-I like that you used Psalm 10:7 to get your point across, it is a very good riddle.....and a good poem....Kahlia

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louis gander,  

Thank you Kahlia. Have a great weekend.

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"A tongue is far worse than a bomb undismantled, it may turn the world numb Ah, if only we could at times stay dumb Noone would then treat us as scum" Thank you Louis for such an awesome riddle. Loved it!

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louis gander,  

Thank you for the kind words Arbi. We have too many wagging tongues on this earth (incl. the US). Thanks again, ~louis

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