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Sunday, January 20, 2013

My Photoetry: Ripples


There are ripples every day,
From words that we say,
The thoughtfulness we show,
It just won’t go astray,
And the hurts that we cause,
Won’t easily go away.

How far those ripples go,
We may never know,
Yet every kindness shown,
Won’t by the winds be blown;
For every time we take a moment,
To listen, to care, 
To put ourselves out there,
We may just ease someone’s torment.

Even just the little acts,
Like a smile or a touch,
Could have such big impacts,
And mean so very much;
Like one moment where,
You looked in someone’s eyes,
By acknowledging you see them there,
You may have eased their silent cries.

In bringing someone hope,
We don’t just help that one person cope,
For in their lifted state,
Others whose lives they touch,
May also increase their faith,
And that can never be too much.

~By Jayne Michellane a.k.a. Lady Jayne on 20 January 2013.

"Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end." 
~ Scott Adams

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential 
to turn a life around.” 
~Leo F. Buscaglia


  1. Again, Jayne, this is just awesome!!! <3

  2. Aww, Thank you, Nissie, sweetie! You're always so encouraging to me and it means more than you know! You'll never know how far the ripples of your thoughtful and supportive words go. <3 Of course, I don't either. LOL But I know it goes a long way! :-)

  3. Wow, this is beautiful, I liked it very much!! The message of the poem is strong and direct, and the image is a good representation of it. You have a lot of talent Lady Jayne ;).

  4. Aww, thank you so much, Cassio!! Your thoughtful and encouraging comments really mean a lot! Thank You!! I love taking photos, and I'm sometimes inspired to write poetry, and I wanted to put them together. :-)

  5. Oh, Jayne! This is beautiful. You're so incredibly gifted and insightful.

  6. Thank you, UM. Well, it's really Scott Adams and Leo F. Buscaglia, whose quotes inspired me, that are truly insightful. And the duck, too! So much to be learned from ducks. :-)