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It Was Not Until I Realized That…

I used to not see compassion, kindness and love as being so instrumental to this world’s future (and to all of humanity) and furthermore would never have thought that these three words would define my consciousness…

until I realized that
I am who I am –
and learned to be
in love with that
who I am

I used to feel uncomfortable hearing that I am “really nice” and being able to see it as the compliment (as was the case with embracing other compliments as well) it is and was…

until I realized that
I am who I am –
and learned to be
in love with that
who I am

I used to see the world (and people therein) as a big scary place, especially those places (and those people) in the far distance over “there” where “they” reside….
until I realized
I am who I am –
and they are
who they are –
and learned to be
in love with that

who I am

I used to talk a lot, or more aptly, way too much because it did not allow myself the opportunity to listen (and yes, I have very good hearing and often hear even that which I am not supposed to hear, but whether someone says something positive or something negative about me, it really has little to do with me) and it was not until I got really quiet that I heard what was really important. But that lesson, as so many others, it was not…

until I realized that
I am who I am –
and I learned to be
in love with that

who I am

That I found
peace
with myself
and who I am
And I learned to be
free
being only
Me

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Today, Is The Day

Guilt and Shame
Bullying by another name
May be the game
Of the day
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Kindness and Compassion
Love by another name
may be rationed
Today

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The day
To end the game
Bullying by another name
Guilt and Shame
Is today

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Today
ration not
Love by another name
Kindness and compassion
Action of the day

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Too Blind To See

Love
Is Color Blind

There are
Individuals
Of all colors
From all walks of life
From all faiths
From all backgrounds
From all corners
Of the world
Rich and poor

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Spreading
Love

Evoking
Decency

Showing
Compassion

Practicing
Kindness

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Hate
Is Color Blind

There are
Individuals
Of all colors
From all walks of life
From all faiths
From all backgrounds
From all corners
Of the world
Rich and poor

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Spreading
Hatred

Evoking
Fear

Showing
Indifference

Practicing
Intolerance

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Chances Are

Chances are
Sometime today
someone is going to tell you

Chances are
Sometime today
someone already did

Chances are
They will say
You aren’t good enough

Chances are
They told you
You weren’t good enough

Chances are
They will say
You aren’t smart enough

Chances are
They told you
You weren’t smart enough

Chances are
They will say
you aren’t rich enough

Chances are
They told you
you weren’t rich enough

Chances are
They will say
You aren’t beautiful enough

Chances are
They told you
You weren’t beautiful enough

Chances are
You will listen

Chances are
You did listen

Chances are
You will
believe them

Chances are
You already
Do

Chances are
They are the closest
To you

Chances are they
Were the closest
To you

Chances are
They will be
You

Chances are
They
Are you