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6.15.2015

Poem: "Simple Acts of Kindness"

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Simple Acts of Kindness
By: Eve Estelle

Kindness doesn't have to be
This elaborate, expensive thing;
A simple act, a single word,
Is as good as gold -
Or a sparkling diamond ring.

You don't need to go buying gifts,
Don't shower them with money;
Just smile at a stranger,
Or say something funny.
It truly doesn't take much
To brighten someone's day -
Just listen to their troubles,
And tell them it's okay.

It's not hard to do,
It takes little time;
But it's these simple acts of kindness
That make the world shine.

8 comments:

  1. Awww this is so right! This poem is on point girl! You said it all ;DD

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    1. Thank you! ^^ I would have liked to add a little more to it, but I ran out of rhymes lol.

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  2. I don't know why but when I'm reading this line, "That make the world shine".. instead of "shine", I'm reading it "smile".

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    1. Interesting! That works just as well, though lol. :) Kind acts do indeed make us smile.

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  3. I just want to thank you for the smile i received when read this and its not true how much the gift costs. But, its value behind the meaning from what you do putting the effort in being creative and orginal. The best gifts in life are the simple ones you make your own. I'm not trying to brag though growing up i was a sweet guy and still am able to put a smile on a girl faces by being a sappy romantic doing something to surprise her and feel good about herself.

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    1. Freddy, that's exactly right. Money can buy happiness, but it ain't true happiness and it only lasts until the person is no longer satisfied. Real gifts are simple, thoughtful, and from the heart. They bring a smile to your face whenever you look at them, even years after it was given to you.

      Make sure you keep that! There's nothing better than being able to make someone happy and feel good about themselves. Wish more people were like that - both men and women.

      Thank *you* for taking the time to read this and leave a great little comment. I appreciate it. :)

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  4. Great Post and Nice blog….I like it.Thanks for Sharing this Informative Post. Simple Acts of Kindness

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    1. Thanks for stopping by. :) Glad you like it, and those are some great points made on the page you shared! Kindness is good for both body and soul.

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