Posts tagged ‘compassion’

January 31, 2019


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

An Anonymous
Good Samaritan
Stepped Forward
And Saved A Soul
From Suffering

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October 4, 2018

A Dark Peace

by Abigail Gronway

I didn’t mean to be found there
huddled in the corner—
red face and swollen eyes
were to have been protected by
the darkness….

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February 6, 2018

Wish for Wings

by braveandrecklessblog

you stand with your back to me



I, transfixed

by how your wings attach

to blades of shoulders

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December 18, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Does Your Christmas Love

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September 17, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

My brother’s keeper

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September 10, 2017

#Cinquain: The Dark

by Linda Lee Lyberg

Digitally generated All you need is love vector

The Dark

-Linda Lee Lyberg

A time

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April 6, 2017

Little Words

by braveandrecklessblog

Little words

Can tumble

Out of


Into ears

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June 16, 2016

Wherever Love Goes

by Morgan

Wherever Love Goes


Wherever Love Goes
It Urges Mercy and Justice.

Whenever Love Speaks

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August 13, 2015

Window To The Soul

by Morgan



When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal.

I see a Living Being.

I see a Friend.

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June 6, 2015

Open Heart, Open Mind

by Morgan

Please click to play


Open Heart1

In the Hush of Waiting Dawn,
As Life stirs soft upon the Celestial Tide,

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April 20, 2015

~ Counting Quarters  

by ladyliterati

On the corner

She counted quarters

Dropped by compassion,


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February 20, 2015

People Do

by scottishmomus

I soothe your fevered brow if it is wanting,

You read me books to while away the hours,

He feeds you broth and silences the phone calls,

She tempers any tantrums, treats the sores.

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December 9, 2014

Poetry Challenge: Christmas

by Jem Croucher

Poetry challenge: Christmas poem.

A sobering thought

Can I ask your indulgence for just a mo?
and to picture a scene with me?
It’s cold and it’s started snowing
And down there, close to the sea
There’s an empty bus shelter and an old cardboard box
And a man on a bench looking grim
Do you remember that day when you were shopping in town
Can you not remember him?

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May 4, 2014

Don’t Tell Her

by Heather's Starting End


Don’t tell her your troubles
For she will listen
Don’t tell her how life
Has been unfair
Don’t tell her it’s hard to get through a day
Don’t tell her because
She is already there

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January 22, 2014

They Know

by russtowne

They see



We see












That Makes

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December 20, 2013


by russtowne

To hear the beating of the smallest heart

and pause in respect and reverence,

know and honor unspoken dreams,

welcome those with open arms

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April 29, 2013

Greater Than Gold

by russtowne

As I sat eating my meal
Alone in my thoughts and cares
I noticed a little girl
Turn her head and briefly stare

She saw a homeless man with a hopeless look
Who’d been hungry for far too long
Her eyes grew sad from what she saw
Then she whispered to her mom

I don’t know what she said
As she pointed to him
But when her mom smiled
There was joy in her eyes again

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June 11, 2012

Pissed Lullabies

by Joelly Cameron

You lay before me nicely decorated.

Despite that you were a weak and doddering sponge of a man.

One who was too undependable to demonstrate love and compassion.

I review your constant state.

As my heart exhumes the recitals of your frailty and your miscarriages.

Though a transient, your face is kindred.

I regret that I only knew you through stories of pissed lullabies,

desecration, and verbal vomit.

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