Often,we close our eyes to the lowest of the low of society. Its sad and I myself am just as guilty of it. Although Poetry can be beautiful and lovely to read, well sometimes its not. If this poem, makes even one human being do an act of kindness to those less fortunate then, this poem is a winner in more ways the one.
You can view Jan's poem here Lowest of the Low
I would therefore like to show that yes, its possible, if a Twelve year old can open her heart, maybe we all can a little? This therefore is a lovely story.
Newsfeed U.S.12-Year-Old Arizona Girl Collects 1,000 Coats for the Homeless
copied from Time Magazine web site.
"I just want people to know someone cares about them"A 12-year-old Arizona girl spent her holiday season collecting coats for those in need.
Makenna Breading-Goodrich dropped off about 1,000 items at Phoenix Rescue Mission Shelter on Dec. 12, after going door-to-door collecting coats, jackets and hoodies for the homeless. The seventh-grader told People that she wants to help those in need keep warm for the winter.
“It gets really cold around here at night, like 30 degrees, and I want to make sure homeless people aren’t walking around without jackets or blankets at night!” Makenna said. “I just want people to know someone cares about them.”
She has been taking donations for four years through an organization she started, called Makenna’s Coats for a Cause. Each November, she begins traveling her neighborhood in Surprise, Ariz., collecting jackets on her red wagon.
“Something small can make a big difference,” she told People. “I want this to spread. A little kindness can inspire others!”
Hi there, the blog has been running for almost a year, and as you can see I try to keep up a few posts a month. More about poetry and fellow poets, but also about current events, social issues as well as art and music. I look forward to any suggestions from readers and fellow poets!