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

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Poem About A Son Dealing With His Aging Mom
  • By Catherine Cordeiro
  • Published: June 2015
Remember Then

When you feel bad for what you say
Remember your mom wasn't always this way.
She is your mom and used to be
A woman who cared, much like me.

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Having Eyes And Ears For People In Need
  • By GabbyMac60
  • Published: August 14, 2016
Ears That Hear

Ears that hear, eyes that see,
A heart that understands,
One who sees the broken pieces,
Gently holding them in your hands.

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Poem About The Power Of A Hug
  • By Brittni Thomas
  • Published: May 2015
Free Hugs

It's the touch that gives you comfort,
It's the touch that makes you feel,
It's something that no one else can ever steal.
It's the sweetest human contact for the body and the mind,

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Here's a virtual hug from me! It will get better, hang in there!

To Fill Her Heart With Hope

She got up this morning,
sun shining through the blind.
She took a look in the mirror,
and something crossed her mind.

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I Love this Poem, I lost my father May 06, 2006 on his sixty-fifth birthday, I lost my mother December 07, 2013 it is a very heart felt Poem and touches a lot of lives in someway, God bless you

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Poem Showing Kindness Is Better Than Winning
  • By Mariah B.
  • Published: May 2015
Winners

None of us can stop
We all want to get to the top
We want to finish in front of the line
But we're running out of time

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That is so true. So many people think life is just about having an education and getting a job and earning money, but you're right. Life is so much more. Most people fail to realize that...

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  • By Crystal Foy
  • Published: February 2006
An Admirable Woman

There is a woman 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,
Even the love and happiness one inspires.

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Awk love hearing stories like this I am glad u have ur kids with u and r free xx

Poem About Responsibility Of Each Person In Life
What If

If you have helped one single person
To overcome a prejudicial mind,
You have made an angel sing.

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  • By Julia Docking
  • Published: February 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.

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

Poem Thanking Those Who Helped You Deal With Depression
The Light

Through darkness and despair,
I can count on you.
Deep in the pits of hell
I can see you,

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