Compassion Poems

Compassion Poems

Poems about Compassion

When we feel strong and well, it is easy to forget about our own frailties and also the misfortunes, troubles, and sicknesses of others. We are only as strong as is our compassion for those who are weak. For in strength must come the power of understanding and the wisdom to act with gentleness and kind concern for those who are not able to help themselves. It is in the ability to empathize that we show true insight and in the ability to aid that we show our real gifts. These are the real hallmarks of true compassion and strength.

Do to others as you would have done to you

Compassion Poetry 1-7 of 7

  • by Ryan Saleh
  • Published: Feb 2010
Never Ending Fight

Planes coming in at night.
Tanks coming in at dawn.
Dreams attacking us in our sleep.
You can see that shadow creep.…

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  • by Julia Docking
  • Published: Feb 2010
A Lot Of Anger

I ache with this .....
words scream out of my mouth with no meaning
no sounds compare to the things I seem to say....
I am sorry It is never as mean as It seems to be…

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Beautiful. Just beautiful. I cannot find any other way to say this. It explains me perfectly.

  • by CRYSTAL FOY
  • Published: Feb 2006
An Admirable Women

There is a women who always keeps her head up high,
Her eyes sparkle like a bright star in the sky.
She has the stamina, beauty, and courage that one would admire,…

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  • by Britney Hardin
  • Published: Feb 2010
Broken

I see a sea of faces many I have never met

But yet I feel compassion for them
on outside look just like everybody else …

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Not Everything Is Forgotten
Father

Many years have now gone by
with the anger I had inside,
I often wondered what went wrong
you so angry for so long,…

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  • by Maricarmen Magana
  • Published: Oct 2012
A Fireman

He heads for the door
Not knowing if he will come home
In the outside he seems calm
But inside he wonders…

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