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A Lesson in Words (Rachel Leann Brooks-Lafayette, LA)

Words
Words on a page
Words
Spoken aloud
Words that carry on the history
Of those no longer around

History
Written on a page
History
Spoken aloud
History that carries on the memory
Of those no longer around

Stories
Stories written down
Stories
Growing in value through time
Stories telling of people
Of those no longer around

People
Who once lived a life
People
Whose stories in which value has been found
Lessons from the lives of those who have lived;
Of those no longer around


Lessons
Lessons told with words
Lessons
Warning of recurrence and dangers around
Lessons within the stories of the history of people;
Of those no longer around

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