One night, Cindy and her husband saw a man eating dinner alone and anonymously paid for his bill. Months later, their act of kindness returned to them.
New and Popular Poems and Stories
“I will make peace. I have to make peace, in order to die in peace, wherever, whenever that may be.”
When Heather overheard her neighbor talking about her worries, she could have just walked on, like most people in New York would have. But she didn’t.
When her mother fell ill, Helen found hope in a kind nurse named Bridget. This is Helen’s grateful tribute to all the nurses who change lives.
Jennifer was told she’d be in a wheelchair within a year and then continue to deteriorate. This is how she healed herself, physically and emotionally.
“I tanned the cancer into my flesh …shaved my teeth
to needles …filling
my mouth with bathroom fixtures, let doctors
cut me apart like a hunting prize”
While traveling in India, Nihar met a poor, hard-working young man with a dream. This is Nihar’s story of making that dream come true.
When Walter overhead an elderly woman struggling to buy a coat in the thrift store, he couldn’t just walk away. This was his random act of kindness.
Chelsea was stewing in anger and depression, thinking no one was on her side. This is how asking for help changed her life.
Janaya Martin’s intimate and candid poem about coping with the death of her father while trying to cultivate forgiveness.
After years of shaming, abusing, and hating her body, Julia realized the importance of not only accepting, but honouring it. This is her body love story.
At 8 years old, Dr. Debra Reble’s mother abandoned her. She spend the next 20 years repressing her emotions, overachieving, and trying to be perfect. This is her story of not only forgiving her mother, but learning to embrace herself.
“Almost a year has passed. A year. And I feel a longing. A longing to go back. To return to the woman with…”
Growing up, Belinda thought being “strong” meant protecting her family from her emotions. Many years later, she realized who she really needed to protect.
Sabrina’s powerful poem about healing, forgiveness, and the profound strength of letting go.