May 23, 2012

Kindness Is The Word

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--Description: 21st C, Unknown, Hope, Kindness--

"What is the real good?"
I asked in musing mood.

Order, said the law court;
Knowledge, said the school;
Truth, said the wise man;
Pleasure, said the fool;
Love, said the maiden;
Beauty, said the page;
Freedom, said the dreamer;
Home, said the sage;
Fame, said the soldier;
Equity, said the seer;

Spake my heart full sadly:
"The answer is not here."

Then within my bosom
Softly this I heard:
"Each heart holds the secret:
Kindness is the word."


Word of the Day: gambit \GAM-bit\, noun:
1. A remark made to open or redirect a conversation.
2. Chess. An opening in which a player seeks to obtain some advantage by sacrificing a pawn or piece.
3. Any maneuver by which one seeks to gain an advantage.
The leader was eyeing him up and down, shrewdly calculating. "Thirsty as all that, are you, my friend?" he asked. Gratefully Bomilcar seized upon the gambit. “Thirsty enough to buy everyone here a drink,” he said.
-- Colleen McCullough, The First Man in Rome

Quote of the Day: Endure and persist; this pain will turn to good by and by.
- Ovid

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Dances With Crayons on May 23, 2012 at 10:33 PM said...

One of the most beautiful poems I have ever read! And that's what my heart says, too.
I wish I could thank you personally dear Anonymous. Maybe one day you will find this little note.
Love from a grateful heart

V. Mahfood on May 24, 2012 at 6:14 PM said...

So glad you enjoyed this poem which holds a solid truth. Thanks for your kind words.

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