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Sound And Smoke
MW (14 July 1973 / Berent)

Sound And Smoke

Words are sound and smoke
watch human behaviour instead
never listen to their words
what they say they never mean
like you see it- you interprete
into them more than they meant
but never less than you hope

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Bitingly accurate Michael, we project our own meaning through filters of personal experience or desire, hearing, but too often not listening; quite Marxist in fact: -) 'Judge a man by his actions.......'