Compassion Poem

This poem was written in response to Empathy Day and Mental Health Awareness Month.

Featured Shared Story

No Stories yet, You can be the first!

Share your story! (0)

Going Forward

© more by Fiona Halliday

Published: May 18, 2022

Teach me patience, when there is anger,
Teach me strength, when there is injustice,
Teach me compassion, when there is need,
Teach me empathy, when there is sadness,
Teach me silence, when there is noise.

Allow me laughter, when there is joy,
Allow me tears, when there is grief,
Allow me forgiveness, when there is guilt,
Allow me healing, when there is hurt,
Allow me growth, when I’m feeling change.

Let’s share ideas about the future,
Let’s share lessons from the past,
Let’s discover new horizons,
Let’s uncover the best of ourselves,
Let’s live alongside one another.

Advertisement

ABOUT THE POET:

Fiona Halliday has loved poetry all her life. She has written many poems over the years. Fiona is a primary school teacher and loves writing for children. When she is not reading or writing poetry, she spends time with her family and plays the flute. She writes for pleasure, fun and education!

more by Fiona Halliday

  • Stories 0
  • Shares 24
  • Favorited 0
  • Votes 5
  • Rating 4.60

Back to Top