Always Smile For Me

It was in the wee hours

long, long after day was done

that alone and bewildered

she waited for the new morning sun

as more tears fell

she remembered his words well

there will always be a rainbow

after the rain

I will always hold you

and kiss the tears away

as you smile a smile for me

now there was only silence

and it always hurt

not to know why

he had left that day

without a glance backwards

without a single word

he had left her with a single smile

a promise of a thousand more tomorrows

but one day came and went

no more smiles

no phone calls

and it seemed it rained

most every day

there was nothing left to say

she could follow his footsteps

if she knew how

but in the end

she wouldn’t find him anyway

he had come into her life

as silently as he had left it

and every time she tried to sleep

the nightmares would begin again

of her alone and crying

but finding no one to respond

and his words would echo in her mind

there will always be a rainbow

after the rain

I will always hold you

and kiss the tears away

as you smile a smile for me

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emge 9 months ago from Abu Dhabi

Lovely poem

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ChitrangadaSharan 9 months ago from New Delhi, India

'---there will always be a Rainbow, after the rain----'

Beautiful expressions and nice poem!

Thank you!

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billybuc 9 months ago from Olympia, WA

I assume HP found no duplication in this lovely poem. :) Good music choice....I had forgotten that song by the "one hit wonder." :)

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Rolly A Chabot 9 months ago from Alberta Canada

Beautiful piece of words, written from the heart and given to your readers with love and passion...

Hugs from Canada

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always exploring 9 months ago from Southern Illinois

Very beautiful Rasma. Maybe it will stop raining and a rainbow will appear?

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Gypsy Rose Lee 9 months ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Thank you emge.

You welcome Chitrangada.

No Bill everything fine here. Glad you enjoyed this.

Thank you Rolly. Hugs from my little corner of the world. Sid sends his most sincerest meows to Quigley and Gizmo.

Thank you Ruby. We're having that rainy period for now so I'm looking for rainbows.

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emge 8 months ago from Abu Dhabi

Beautiful poem of love. You have a knack of stirring the emotions

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manatita44 8 months ago from london

Touching poem, Rasma. The video made it even more poignant.

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ladyguitarpicker 8 months ago from 3460NW 50 St Bell, Fl32619

Nice poem, and the love can be felt.

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Jackie Lynnley 8 months ago from The Beautiful South

This is great. Have you heard of Jodah's new poetry site he is putting up for poets and fiction writers? Hope you will join. You can find it on facebook. The Creative Exiles. Love to have you join and be one of the first in!

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RJ Schwartz 8 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

Touching and sad....well composed.

Come join us Exiles - it's gonna be great

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dave443 8 months ago from Dallas

I see what I have been missing by not being on hub pages. This is a very nice poem with feeling and great expression. Thanks for sharing.

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Gypsy Rose Lee 8 months ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Hope you're all having a great weekend.

Thank you Emge.

Glad you enjoyed this Manatita.

Thank you ladyguitarpicker.

Thank you Jackie and thanks for the info. I'll check it out for sure.

Thank you RJ and alright I will.

You welcome Dave. Glad you enjoyed this.

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bravewarrior 7 months ago from Central Florida

There's nothing more painful than a wounded heart. But time has a way of healing even the deepest heartache. Keep looking for those rainbows!

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Gypsy Rose Lee 7 months ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Rainbows are always special Shauna.

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