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Chrystal Oaks
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To love, to be loved.
To respect, to be respected.
To be kind, to accept kindness.
To show mercy, to receive mercy.
To understand, to be understood.
To validate, to be validated.
To accept, to be accepted.
To be considerate, to be considered.
To care, to be cared.
To value, to be valued.
Valuable others, valuable me.

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Perfect, little poem. The last line really brings it together. Well done. :)

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_Delly_01 wrote:
19 Feb 2019, 23:50
Perfect, little poem. The last line really brings it together. Well done. :)
Thank you for the nice comment. :-)
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Such a simple and sweet poem! Nothing complicated, nothing over the top. Easily readable and makes sense if read till the end. Good job!

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Aditi Sapate wrote:
13 Sep 2019, 11:52
Such a simple and sweet poem! Nothing complicated, nothing over the top. Easily readable and makes sense if read till the end. Good job!
Thank you for the kind comment. :romance-heartsfade:
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I love this!! It's very calm and sweet, makes me feel hopeful.

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racelaine wrote:
14 Sep 2019, 15:18
I love this!! It's very calm and sweet, makes me feel hopeful.
Thank you for your kind words. I wrote this poem when I needed some hope in how we should treat others and vice versa, as well as ourselves. :romance-heartsfade:
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Chrystal Oaks wrote:
14 Sep 2019, 15:45
racelaine wrote:
14 Sep 2019, 15:18
I love this!! It's very calm and sweet, makes me feel hopeful.
Thank you for your kind words. I wrote this poem when I needed some hope in how we should treat others and vice versa, as well as ourselves. :romance-heartsfade:
I think it's very inspiring, actually. Something to keep in mind on bad days, like a secret weapon against negativity. :D

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This is so beautiful. Would you be mad if I handwrote this (I do modern calligraphy) and put it on my wall? I promise not to sell it 😅
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One feels like a duck, splashing around in all this wet. And when one feels like a duck, one is happy!

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nicole-adrianne wrote:
13 Oct 2019, 21:20
This is so beautiful. Would you be mad if I handwrote this (I do modern calligraphy) and put it on my wall? I promise not to sell it 😅
I'd be honored. :-)
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This would be perfect to read with grade schoolers, it's so fun and has such a core message that I think is important to start early. Or I'd print this out and keep it on my bedroom door as an affirmation to read before I go out in the world.

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Tobewankenobe wrote:
25 Jan 2020, 15:37
This would be perfect to read with grade schoolers, it's so fun and has such a core message that I think is important to start early. Or I'd print this out and keep it on my bedroom door as an affirmation to read before I go out in the world.
Please print it for yourself and share it with children and others. :romance-heartsmiley: Thank you for your kind words.
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