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You Reap What You Sow

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You Reap What You Sow

If you sow seeds of kindness,
Then kindness is what you'll reap.
If you sow seeds of forgiveness,
You'll reap untroubled sleep.

If you sow seeds of anger,
of hatred or discontent,
You'll reap a crop of violence,
Discord and evil intent.

If you sow seeds of brotherly love,
Then love you will receive,
But if wickedness is what you sow,
Then wicked you will be.

The lesson here is pretty clear:
You reap just what you sow.
Therefore, strive to sow only good seeds,
And spread them wherever you go.

Kim Merryman
For SandyIvy's Seed contest

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  1. Date: 9/15/2013 4:07:00 PM
    truth, that is what rang in my ears and touched my heart as I read this poem. inspiring work indeed! Stacey

  1. Date: 3/16/2013 6:47:00 AM
    There is a lot of wisdom in this well done poem Kim.I'm glad to see it in the winners circle. Anne

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 9:28:00 AM
    a wonderful write Kim...congrats on your win

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 9:03:00 AM
    Thanks for a very inspiring poem my friend Kim. My sincerest congratulations on your win. Have a good day always. Love, maria :)

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 10:13:00 AM
    I extremely love your poem my dear friend Kim! Excellent poem for wisdom! Thank you so much for sharing and this goes to my fav! Thank you so much and my biggest congratulations on your fantastic win too! May God bless you and your love ones always! love and big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 12:58:00 AM
    Hi congratulations Kim luv, this is a lovely write and well deserving of a winning spot...I am hoping for more time next week for more reading and commenting xx

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 8:41:00 PM
    KIM, your poem is amazing, love your thoughts on the topic "SEEDS" for this contest... goodnight~ LINDA

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 8:16:00 PM
    congrats' SandyIvy

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 5:04:00 PM
    How often I've heard this in younger days but never the way you say it Kim! You add the right examples to clear any confusion and it comes out beautifully! Love, Lizzy

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 9:12:00 AM
    lovely poem, Kim..

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 12:40:00 AM
    Yes! I love it! Gonna Fav this one. :o)

  1. Date: 2/13/2013 12:07:00 PM
    what a super poem Kim and a fantastic message within .. love it xx