Friday, November 25, 2022

Monthly Poetry Group: Kindness


It's time for the Monthly Poetry Group, hosted by Karen at Baking in a Tornado.  Participants write a poem about a topic one of us chose.  This month, Diane chose Kindness.  Be sure to go check out all the poems.

"Be nice" is what your mother said

when you went out to play.

"Be kind" is what it really meant,

it improves everyone's day.

"Be nice," is what the teacher said

when the toys you had to share,

"Be kind" is what it really meant,

it shows others you care.

"Be nice," the driving instructor said

when you got behind the wheel.

"Be kind" is what it really meant,

In that car is a person who can feel.

"Be nice," is what you hear yourself say

when speaking to the young.

"Be kind," is what it really means,

watch your manners and your tongue.

"Be nice," is the rule to follow

when you say what's on your mind.

Before you speak, ask yourself,

is it true, is it helpful, is it kind?


A kindness costs you nothing

and gives a great return.

Sometimes we walk in sorrow and

for such a deed we yearn.

It makes a day go better

if you go a bit out of your way,

it's sunshine for the soul

even if the skies are gray.


The other participants:

Karen at Baking in a Tornado

Diane at On the Border



  1. "Is it true, is it helpful, is it kind?" is a motto we should all live by.

  2. Delightful and so creative ~ Xo

    Wishing you good health, laughter and love in your days ~
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)


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