It's not fair.
Words have all the power—
the power to create
worlds as fast as you can build them,
the power to change minds
and move hearts,
the power to inform
and dissuade and warn and to prevent conflicts,
to soothe the worried and the anxious
and the weary and
the power to
from behind a wall of
pages and phonetic pronunciation and pretty presentation
letters that carry more weight than love itself.