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


  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.

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

  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 :)

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

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

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

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


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