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We are spendthrifts with words,
We squander them,
Toss them like pennies in the air-
Shy words tiptoeing from mouth to ear.
But the slowly wrought words of love
And the thunderous words of heartbreak-"
These we hoard.
Written by Pauli Murray (1910-1985)
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