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A Compassionate Deed

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The spring water on the hill meandered its way
Amid the rocks, grass, and fern.
A compassionate man considered it as a potential site
Where exhausted hikers might turn.

He walled in the spring and hung with care
A dipper at the brink.
He thought not of the deed he did,
But that all hikers might rest and drink.

He checked the site often, and the spring,
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Ruby Root 08 July 2006

Hi Joseph, I love this poem it is so my style. I love hiking and I enjoyed reading this poem. I can just picture this. I canoe, camp, hike. I love summer just for this. This is a excellent poem Take care Joseph. It was fun to read.

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Mary Nagy 10 November 2005

This really makes you think Joseph. It's so true that sometimes the tiniest act of kindness can really mean so much. Great poem. Sincerely, Mary

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