Thursday, July 30, 2015

I Am: a poem


I Am
I am kind and compassionate
I wonder about tolerance and offense
I hear a fairy whisper in my ear
I see a tiny fairy village, filled with fairies, gnomes, hedgehogs, and mushrooms
I want a vacation all by myself in a wonderfully indulgent hotel by the ocean
I am kind and compassionate

I pretend that I have a storybook existence
I feel the fairy folk are caring
I touch a fairy ring
I worry the about the lack of kindness in the world
I cry over the world's pain --
"There is so much pain. And I-I-I don't know how to not notice it" 
I am kind and compassionate

I understand that everyone sees from their own perspective
I say kindness matters
I dream of old houses filled with forgotten possessions
I try to be productive and disciplined
I hope for kindness to come back into fashion
I am kind and compassionate

(you can create your own poem here)

linking up with Writer's Workshop


7 comments:

  1. "I hope for kindness to come back into fashion" - I love that. It truly gets at the root of the matter in our culture. It's fashionable to be self-absorbed, not kind. And that is so terribly sad.

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  2. what a wonderful poem. Thank you for sharing.

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  3. This world could use a little more kindness and less judgment these days. I like the imagery that you've used here.

    Visiting from Mama Kat's :)

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  4. I love the vacation in a wonderfully indulgent hotel my the ocean line.

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  5. This is fantastic! We are definitely lacking in kindness and compassion in this world. We need more of you.

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    1. Thank you so much. You are too kind!

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  6. Love our poem. I worry about that, too...

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