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Very Special Acts of Kindness

Updated on June 26, 2017

Very Special Acts of Kindness by Diana Pierce

Everyday is a new beginning,
A new adventure to explore,
Everyone can know being,
Blessed with love and much more.
More than understanding life,
More than lessons we learn twice.
Very special acts of kindness,
Come to us without blindness,


Don't look away from ugly sights,
Embrace the world with all its frights.
For beauty lies underneath hiding,
Discrete and waiting for our finding.
No stone is tossed at good intentions,
No good deeds are flawed inventions.
Smile and the world reacts to it,
Be kind, be hopeful, never quit.



Every heart deserves affection,
Love beats a strong infection.
For every wrong there is a right,
A right that's ready for a fight.
Everywhere that freedom dwells,
Everyone's hope of living well.
Declaring wars soon to cease.
With granted liberties of peace.



So go onto the world and speak,
Talk wise to everyone you see,
Conquer understanding minds,
Prepare to care for all kinds.
Go where no man ever went,
Go befriend the ignorant.
Respect to all as time descends,
Don't be alone to face the end.



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      Phyllis Doyle Burns 4 weeks ago from High desert of Nevada.

      Hi Diana. This is a lovely poem with good rhyme.The world needs more love and kindness. Thank you for writing this poem. I am Senior Editor and Site Manager at The Creative Exiles. We have a lot of good poets there and I also write poetry. So, I recognize good poetry and yours is good.

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      Robert Elias Ballard 4 weeks ago from Zirconia, North Carolina

      Great poem with noble thoughts. Love and understanding come at a price, more than most are not willing to pay.

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      Janis Leslie Evans 4 weeks ago from Washington, DC

      Oh Diana, so beautiful. This should be a pledge taken by every human being, especially within the current climate we find ourselves. Thanks for making your poetic contribution to encouraging the practice of kindness. Well done!

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      John Hansen 4 weeks ago from Queensland Australia

      A delightful and uplifting poem, Diana. Beautiful images too, and a pleasure to read.

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      Diana L Pierce 4 weeks ago from Potter County, Pa.

      Thank you for your kind comments, Phyllis, Robert, Janis and John. I appreciate the time you take to read my work. Writing poetry has always been one of my favorite pass times.

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      Nithya Venkat 4 weeks ago from Dubai

      Beautiful verses, great thoughts and images.

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      Peggy Woods 4 weeks ago from Houston, Texas

      Your poem has such thoughtful meaning and I wish more people today would embrace those thoughts and put them into action. Our world would be more peaceful and people would be much happier.

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      Diana L Pierce 4 weeks ago from Potter County, Pa.

      Thank you Vellur and Peggy. I appreciate your feedback. I wonder sometimes why hate is such an issue when really all most people want is love and respect.

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      DEBANGEE MANDAL 3 days ago from India

      Very beautiful.

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      Diana L Pierce 3 days ago from Potter County, Pa.

      Thank you, Debangee. I'm glad you like it.

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