POEMS: “Does it pay?” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (about kindness)

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Does it pay?

If one poor burdened toiler o’er life’s road,
Who meets us by the way,
Goes on less conscious of his galling load,
Then life indeed, does pay.
If we can show one troubled heart the gain,
That lies always in loss,
Why, then, we too, are paid for all the pain
Of bearing life’s hard cross.
If some despondent soul to hope is stirred,
Some sad lip made to smile,
By any act of ours, or any word,
Then, life has been worth while.
 
by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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One Comment Add yours

  1. LindaP says:

    Love this poem!

    Like

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