A Little Kindness

“Take a little kindness, pass it on.”
she smiled and paid my ticket. My surprise
was evident. I nodded; she was gone.
I’d been a cynic for so long my eyes
were always on the lookout for the hook
or sucker punch. Too often, I’d been tricked
with cunning lies behind a kindly look.

From nowhere then, a lightbulb moment clicked.

How wonderful if everyone we met
sincerely shared such kindness from the heart
and we, in turn, would do the same, I bet
the spreading joy that all of us impart
would change the Karmic flow through all of space.
and maybe even save the human race.