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Be Kind 330 Poetry Project-Expressions of Kindness

The Be Kind 330 Poetry Project-Expressions of Kindness is a book of poems written by Elementary, Middle, and High School scholars.

This project came about from seeing the Be Kind 330 Initiative at my daughter's school. I thought, "It would be nice for students to share their thoughts and feelings on kindness through poetry." I reached out to an APS employee and she was very excited to work with me to bring this opportunity to the students. Over a year later, and many phone calls, google meetings, and what seemed to be endless emails, the book is complete and it features wonderful, heartfelt poetry from Akron Public School scholars.


-Publisher-Jason F. Blakely

Why be kind?

Being kind to ourselves and others helps us feel better. Our physical and mental health improve, our relationships with others improve, and we have a better view of the world around us. Kindness also helps reduce negativity, decrease violence and bullying in schools and the workplace, increase self-confidence, and makes us more aware of the world around us.

You can also send a check or money order to: Poetry Is Life Publishing, P.O. Box 228, Akron, Ohio 44309.

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