Posts tagged ‘kindness’

October 10, 2022

Potions of Love

by Venkat

Joint Poetry by Venkataraman L.N. and Joseph Kurian

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January 2, 2022

Youth rekindled

by Jem Croucher
Something I have longed for 
since nineteen seventy-seven
arrived on Christmas morning
with a little slice of heaven

My own Millennium Falcon
and an AT-AT for good measure
which after careful building
I can keep and always treasure

October 3, 2021


by Venkat

kernels kind, karmic kitsch
karyogamic keys, kind kittens
keyboard kneaded, knurled knees
kittens’ knowhow, knight’s kaizen

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December 25, 2020


by thereluctantpoet

To You, My Dear Friends and Followers,

I’m sending Happy Holiday Wishes to you wherever you are in the world and however you celebrate this
time of Year!

May Love, Peace, Joy, Health and Happiness fill your heart and make you want to share it with family, Loved ones and everyone else!!

Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!!
Chuck Lindholm

Wherever you are in the world


Please Come And Explore My Archives!!

December 24, 2020


by thereluctantpoet

Wherever you are in the world

Please Do Your Part To Help Keep The Spirit Of This Holiday Season In Your Heart All Year Long
And Share It With Others You Know And Meet!!!

Chuck Lindholm
The Reluctant Poet

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December 25, 2018


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Holiday Haiku

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January 10, 2018


by Renwick Berchild

Open your footpaths, for are we not all travelers of the road?
I say to death with your walled gardens, to death with your gates,
to death with all the looming towers of 900 rooms for a dozen men;
I say, let’s put back the prairie grass, let’s call home the deer
and have them roam, shoveling the forests with trodding hooves
so we may stroll behind their journeys, hearing trees purr.   

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September 23, 2017

Creative synchrony

by Colly


It’s not the frame

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September 20, 2017

No Truer Friend

by Abigail Gronway

To condescend
Is not unkind,

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April 21, 2017

Random acts of kindness

by Jem Croucher

A random act of kindness
in a word or by a deed
can bring a ray of sunshine
to someone who has the need

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April 10, 2017

I Remember

by russtowne

I Remember

Life is full of so many blessings

that it is small of me to complain

about its challenges,

but I sometimes still do,

forgetting that challenges

are often the greatest opportunities

for growth and learning.

And then there are those

thankfully rare

other times

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March 28, 2017

Phantoms No More

by scatterednotebooks

You took the phantoms
from my life
locked ’em up and out of site
with gentle hands, a simple kiss

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March 7, 2017

Eyes and ears, m’dear

by Devina

Hear the things,

they speak with their eyes

Words are a lair’s arsenal,

look just how lightly they step

around promises, and juggle emotions

Look within you for your truths,

see what injustice strikes you like a fist,

understand what you stand for.

The outside, of many things, is a facade

the innards, soul and belief belie this

Flesh and bone, masks and smiles

housing within a starlight light,

or void blackness

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February 26, 2017


by dokurtybitz

Even in the depths
Of human atrocities

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October 4, 2016

A Teacher’s Heart of Gold- Poetry challenge

by 50djohnson


A Teacher’s Heart of Gold


A Teacher’s Heart of Gold

The first day of school is special each year as I look up and down each row.

Looking at  new supplies, new shoes, new clothes, what is most important doesn’t show.

Within minutes, they show you who is the brightest star…

It’s also very evident who carries the deepest scars.

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August 16, 2016

Track To Kindness

by LuAnne Holder


The poem pierces the night
a whistle that rounds the track
awakening the memory of
what not yet has happened

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August 4, 2016

Take Care of Each Other

by Renwick Berchild

Take care of each other.
Whether there be Father or Mother,
Take care.

You will collide with each other.
You will inflict wounds and be wounded.

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June 14, 2016

Deliberations at my Window

by Renwick Berchild

Little things
Hold together, dear atoms cling to form matter,
To form

This hair of mine,
These hands,
This breast,
This heart,
This mind.

Several mountains I have climbed and have never fallen,
Yet stumbled I have on a lone, poorly placed pebble.

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April 29, 2016

Love In Action

by russtowne

Love In Action

 My life changed forever

Became so much better

When I learned kindness and passion

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March 30, 2016


by russtowne


I’m often asked in what I believe

And the goals I’m trying to achieve.

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March 18, 2016

So Much Better

by russtowne

Ego and pettiness

Add to life’s travails.

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March 8, 2016


by russtowne

Writing brings solace

When my heart aches

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March 5, 2016

What Warms My Heart

by russtowne

Whatever wakes up

My brain cells

Is a good thing.

From fantasy,


And hearing children sing.

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January 28, 2014

Highs and Lows

by russtowne

Highs and Lows

I never

Feel raised up

When I

Put down


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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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September 5, 2013


by Lena Bitare

Photo Credit: Google Images

Photo Credit: Google Images

A patience a day
Kinds words to say
Compassion to feel
Faith to heal
Honesty to do
Strength to stay true

May 23, 2013

Home Maintenance

by russtowne

Our lawns need mowing
A cobweb’s growing
A gate is sagging
Repairs are lagging
Shelves are dusty
A latch is rusty
A faucet leaks
Our hall floor creaks
Laundry’s piled on the floor
A broken knob is on a door
Our housekeeping is far from kept
But our home’s well maintained in some respects

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May 4, 2013


by james left his hat

I choose
Mercy over madness.
Kindness over pride.
Love over lust.
Me over what is not growing me.

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