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Video: “Kindness” by Naomi Shihab Nye

In this short animated video, Naomi Shihab Nye reads her famous poem “Kindness.”

You can read the poem by clicking here.

Director & Animator: Ana Pérez López

Art Direction & Commission: The On Being Project

Running time: 2 minutes


Naomi Shihab Nye’s many books include poetry, young-adult fiction, picture books, and novels. In 2019 the Poetry Foundation designated her the Young People’s Poet Laureate for the 2019–21 term.

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2 comments on “Video: “Kindness” by Naomi Shihab Nye

  1. Noel Canin
    February 7, 2022

    Such an important poem, it leaves its trace every time I read or listen to it.

    Liked by 2 people

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