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Eyes That Smile
Smiles From The Heart.
We´ve all experienced the ¨¨false¨¨ smile, l´m sure. Sometimes it looks like a forced smile, as though an invisible force is pulling each corner of the mouth UP... to make the person look as though they are smiling.
The classic smile of a politician is one of my favourites(Not necessarily all politicians l know)
There is one particular politician we are so blessed to have in Britain (groan). He makes me feel like yelling, ¨Right, OK , Yes we know you have great teeth. Bet they cost a fortune.
Sick of seeing the teeth, man, we´re looking at the blank stare from your eyes.
It can´t be easy being in the public eye,after all, poor loves with their chosen careers. l understand that. Many movie stars must get aching jaws from smiling as genuinely as possible at fans and cameras.
It depends, surely on how long the smile has to be kept up. One little walk from the front door of 10 Downing Street, to the waiting car with someone holding the door open, shouldn´t be too difficult. Most people could manage a REAL smile for that short period of time just by thinking of their earnings.. Even a short Red Carpet walk from the limousine into the opening night film or play can´t be too hard , can it? Many budding actors would smile for a day to be able to set foot on The Red Carpet.
The Oscar Ceremonies, perhaps, we can be a little more forgiving. l mean it is quite a long walk for the poor dears and they keep getting stopped along the way to pose for a photograph or shake hands with one or two of their adoring public. Yes that particular Red Carpet is longer than the others. so smiling all the time will give you aching jaws. (Oh! what they suffer for their public). By the time the actor or actress reaches their seat inside that enormous theatre, l´m sure they must feel they just have to drop that smile into a droop till the numbness off the aching jaws feels better.
l do remember aching jaw´syndrome, you know. It was caused by being brought up by decent parents at a time in the last century (20th) when being polite to adults was take for granted. So if you were visiting relatives and one after another says the same thing. Öh how you´ve grown! (,l haven´t seen you for 3 years .Imagine if l hadn´t grown. That might be worth mentioning) The smile had to stay fixed. . The false laugh was slightly easier when an elderly relative would tell a ´joke´and you were obliged to laugh. Quick laugh, over and done with, but the continuous smile or forced grin is not easy to keep up without getting a serious case of aching jaw syndrome.
Nevertheless a real smile is a joy to behold.It can light up a persons´face. It most definitely involves the eyes..In fact this hub came to my mind when l saw the latest picture of my granddaughters´10 week old son. He´s past the little smiles that sometimes are just wind and here it was a real stunner of a smile with eyes ´dancing´.
Now THAT is what l call a real smile. He´s too young to give us a false smile and of course l am completely prejudiced. l think he´s the most gorgeous baby i´ve seen since his mother was that size.. Actually, dear granddaughter l fear that little Oliver James may have pipped you to the post here, but you won´t mind because you are his mum.!!!!...
Ollie and his dancing eyes.
A newborn baby cannot smile
but they can look content.
they don´t know what is going on
or how their day was spent.
But soon the newborn look is gone
and features take its place,
Does he look like mum or dad?
No, he has his own amazing face.
There´s some of mum and some of dad
and some of grandad too.,
all in this tiny little face,
even some of me and you
l´ve never seen such laughing eyes,
so bright and full of joy,
he has no cares ,yet, in the world,
Our beautiful smiling boy!!!