A word proof
of love so deep
that one would scale
a mountain steep
Love of oneself
laid aside
two become one
impossible to divide
Bleeding love
Easing another’s pain
Tireless, fearless
Impossible to feign
Shouldering a load
and releasing resentments
Feelings harbored
Reaffirming commitments

Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

In response to V. J's Weekly Challenge - Compassion

Image by M. Maggs from Pixabay

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  6 comments for “Compassion

  1. May 16, 2019 at 7:11 am

    This is so beautiful Christine – “love of oneself laid aside” seems to be the crux, doesn’t it? Compassion takes us out of ourself.

    • Christine Bolton
      May 16, 2019 at 8:52 am

      Yes it certainly does V.J. Thank you for your kind words 🙂 💕

      • May 16, 2019 at 10:50 am

        My pleasure, Christine!

  2. May 15, 2019 at 9:49 pm

    Beautiful! <3

    • Christine Bolton
      May 16, 2019 at 8:52 am

      Thank you so much 🙂💕

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