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Jimmy Stewart’s Poem About Dog Love and Loss (Video)

In 1981, the actor Jimmy Stewart appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, where he read a poem he'd written about his late dog Beau. The poem starts out humorous, but turns touching --…

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Where the Silence Once Lived (Poem)

Once, our hearts were broken and we've carried those wounds inside us for many, many moons. When those old emotions rise up and threaten to carry us away, it is tempting to fight, or disconnect, or…

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What Wouldn’t Have Happened (Poem)

Tell me, what wouldn't have happened If you had never lived? Had never been born. If the ambulance driver rushing your mother to the hospital Had fallen asleep at the wheel... Who would we blam…

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How Poetry Can Heal You

  Write a poem. Yes, you can, even if you’ve never written one before! Just sit down with a nice, smooth pen and crispy paper and dip into your heart. Let your thoughts and feelings flow freel…

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Melt Their Hearts with a Love Letter

Flowers, chocolate and home-cooked dinners are elements of a lovely Valentine's Day. However, there are two things that really melt a person's heart: A hand-written love letter and good conversation. …

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Mercy’s Face

What does mercy look like? Feel like? Take a moment to read this inspiring short poem that reminds us what mercy does so that we can be more merciful to ourselves and to others. Mercy's Face By El…

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