Tongues Made of Glass

if only
our tongues
were made
of glass

how much
more careful
we would be
when we

Shaun Shane


About The Henry Brothers

We are English teachers involved in ELT publishing in Turkey, and also touring the country giving workshops and presentations to English teachers, mainly on the use of poetry, storytelling and other lively activities in the classroom. We can be contacted by e-mail to or
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4 Responses to Tongues Made of Glass

  1. Mr. G. says:

    wonderful. he doesn’t give the meaning only by the words he says but also by the way of speaking. a very brilliant idea, indeed.

  2. Mr. G. says:

    but I think it’s not “where made” but “were made” indeed 🙂

    • thanks for that mr g – typo – an errant ‘h’ – made the necessary….great poem and very interesting guy…on some list I saw was voted number 1 poet out of 500….did some jail time but recently got out to resume his poetry career.

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