Yasmeen Khan


A Compasssionate Heart


A heart compassionate and gracious
Is an oyster with a pearl so precious
And is never alone in loneliness
Will always be rich even with no wealth
It's luster of love and empathy
That shines around as peace and harmony
Tears shed for the poor and the ailing
Are like rain-drop off the leaves, dripping
Refreshing and soothing the heart and soul
Dew-drops that brighten the faces in gloom

Submitted: Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, January 23, 2013

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  • Freshman - 1,922 Points Ken E Hall (8/10/2013 5:53:00 AM)

    Very true words indeed with a perfect last line, Dew-drops that brighten the faces in gloom...compassion the ticket to heaven...luvli poem...regards (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (8/2/2013 10:15:00 PM)

    a compassionate heart is a loving heart. excellent write (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 127 Points Allemagne Roßmann (4/29/2013 10:37:00 AM)

    I eavesdropped in the raindrops pitter-patter and the whish-whoosh windy aura of the poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 929 Points Saadat Tahir (1/22/2013 7:05:00 AM)

    nice rhyme scheme, moves in a fluid manner.
    great message, fervent and in itself compassionate...
    written with a tender heart and all the feelings of empathy and sympathy...
    and that is precisely a very highly developed human trait.

    liked reading...thanx (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,035 Points Hazel Durham (1/22/2013 6:05:00 AM)

    So true, I firmly believe what goes around comes around, so to be pure in heart is like a sunbeam being your constant companion! ! (Report) Reply

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