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Compassion (Acrostic)

C-ompassion is showing sympathy
O-n this special day we emphasize empathy
M-eaning of compassion is co-suffering
P-ity and concern for others genuinely exhibiting.
A-ltruism is amply manifested
S-heltering and embracing the distressed
S-elflessly serving the ones under privileged.
I-n numerous philosophies it is a great virtue
O-pen- hearted jumping in, others too rescue
N-atural and an innate longing for helping others!

Submitted: Friday, June 28, 2013
Edited: Saturday, June 29, 2013

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*Today (28-6-13) is World Compassion Day!

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  • Heather Wilkins (8/5/2013 6:16:00 PM)

    a nice write. I like this form very much. good write

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  • Kelvin Owusu (7/10/2013 3:46:00 AM)

    a great piece very welcoming

  • Valerie Dohren (6/30/2013 2:01:00 PM)

    A great and appropriate acrostic for World Compassion Day. Well penned, and well done Chandra.

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (6/29/2013 6:56:00 AM)

    Nice message for the day. Words of compassion compactly packaged. Thank you.

  • Valsa George (6/29/2013 6:34:00 AM)

    A very timely and meaningful acrostic, I believe, coming from a compassionate heart!

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