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Best Samaritans Poems

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Premium Member Good Samaritans by the Hundreds
"Woman raises over $315K for homeless veteran . . ."  ABC News Nov '17

A homeless man with only twenty dollars to his name,
a sincere...

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Categories: samaritans, giving,
Form: Rhyme

Joanna Davis

How much are you… willing to give?
Lay down your life so they may live.
In this cold world when passions flame
burns so bight beneath your...

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© jo davis  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: samaritans, angst, brother, fantasy, hope, introspection, philosophy,
Form: Rondeau Redouble
Good Samaritans
Yes, I have been privileged to be a Good Samaritan, but I prefer to share about other Good Samaritans. Most friends and acquaintances that I...

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Categories: samaritans, christian, faith, friend, god,
Form: Narrative
Our World and Sin
Whether it be yesterday, tomorrow or perhaps even today, we will all fall victim to the hands of sin. 

May that be as deceitful liars,...

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Categories: samaritans, bullying, corruption, emotions, poetess, prejudice,
Form: Light Verse
Creatures of the night
Time’s dark veil floats slowly to Earth
As people of twilight wait for rebirth
A species is stirring, about to take charge  
The men of the...

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Categories: samaritans, people, urbanpeople, dark, dark, people,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Saints and Sinners
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future"
-Oscar Wilde

Saints aren’t always saints, sinners aren’t always sinners,
freedom comes with a price even when...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: samaritans, sin, society,
Form: Rhyme
Neighbours hadn’t seen Johnny since his beloved wife’s funeral
Even then, no one thought to check if the old man was okay
Gasps of horror were heard...

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Categories: samaritans, heartbroken, i miss you, sad, wife,
Form: Acrostic
Salvation Is From the Jews

Salvation Is From the Jews

22“You Samaritans worship what you do not know; we worship what we do know, for salvation is from the Jews. 23Yet...

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Categories: samaritans, faith, inspirational, father, father,
Form: Rhyme
Can mere words heal my soul? 
Can their counsel cure my sickness
Why does my lips tell to the ears
With no balm to my excruciating plight

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Categories: samaritans, april, deep, depression, emotions,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Two way street
Two way street 
a common road
so much esteemed on the way one go's
Those who build a world with hands
and the bodies beaten to build those...

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Categories: samaritans, brother, identity, judgement, love,
Form: Rhyme
In the book of John it relates the history
of Jesus' mission of Christian mercy
when Jesus encounters a Samaritan woman near a drinking well
it was a...

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Categories: samaritans, faith, hope, inspirational, life, philosophygod, woman,
Form: Didactic
Let compassion step up to the plate
The gospel episode of the Good Samaritan 
mirrors the soul of the person replete with compassion; 
although animosity has shaped the racial slur 
between Jews...

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Categories: samaritans, faith, hope, inspirational, work,
Form: Pastoral
The Volunteer
The Volunteer

Each heartbeat of the volunteer 
Exudes a hope for mankind that
Embodies lessons of mercy, 
Honour, and compassion; equal

That higher calling made to all
Believers. The...

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Categories: samaritans, allegory, dedication,
Form: Sonnet
The Chennai Floods - Second Part

No food nor drinking water, those alive, pity
Faced chillness, starvation and panic in eyes
No medicines, no blankets and no clothes...

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Categories: samaritans, courage, halloween, horror, loss, natural disasters,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Uh, Tower, We Have A Problem Here
They were nearing LaGuardia Airport when the pilot felt a sudden urge.
He told the copilot to grab the yoke saying his bladder he must purge!

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Categories: samaritans, funny, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
I want to be a superhero
I long for that day
When I'll keep the goons at bay
Big muscles, six feet tall and a deep voice
I got all my choice

People would say"...

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Categories: samaritans, funny, imagination, satire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Common, Everyday People
I meet people everyday. I talk to people everyday
 People from all walks of life, familiar and strange
On the street, at work, at the grocery...

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Categories: samaritans, community, imagery, metaphor, people, society, wisdom,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Will it or Won't it
  Will It or Won’t it?

I bought a car in ‘98
that was made in ’92.
It had seventy-seven thousand miles
but it still looked like new.


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Categories: samaritans, travel, car, me, Grandson,
Form: Rhyme
pondering a desert, a proposed wall and skeletons, not a poem
a walk through the organ pipe 
cactus fields along
a contentious boundary

a place called Mexico on one side, 
a collection of semi-independent States
on the other

Barrels of...

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Categories: samaritans, sad,
Form: I do not know?
the jew and the samaritan
in a world of many nations,
may we learn to understand
that non can survive in isolation
but together we stand.
Ti's my ideal wish,
that a Jew and a...

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Categories: samaritans, anti bullying,
Form: Alliteration
Don't Shame
I want make an old dance new,
Show you how to follow,
Build a romance, 
Pushing the envelope as far as you allow,
We knew we would mambo...

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Categories: samaritans, anti bullying, conflict, love, prejudice,
Form: Rhyme
What shall I Wish
The dawn broke glittering and chirping,
The newspaper boy wheeled into,
The newsletter read the lines,
Kidnaps, violence, riots, rapes, theft, murder, bombs dropped onto civilians
invasion, gang wars,...

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Categories: samaritans, faith, inspirational, philosophy, religion, uplifting, people,
Form: Free verse
The GOOD ---
They say that in the Holy Land
so very far away
there really are SAMARITANS
who to this very day
at Eastertide, or round that time,
but wait, who comes...

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Categories: samaritans, abuse, bible, easter,
Form: Didactic

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Categories: samaritans, america, natural disasters, storm,
Form: Acrostic
The Fear
This darkness is all I know, 
a widow's wardrobe of funeral clothes.
It hangs curtained under my eyes, 
the seed inside me grows allowing the little...

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Categories: samaritans, death, fear, god, introspection, my child,
Form: Rhyme