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Your Smile (poem)

Updated on June 4, 2015

When troubles loom

And worries bloom

The skies once bright are marred with gloom

My senses shrouded by some doom


The ceaseless strain

Of mindless pain

An emptiness I can’t explain

And all I was begins to drain


Your smile

And everything you do

Refreshes me anew

A faithful light to see things through

My grace of hope for world more true


Amid the squall

When hardships call

And pillars everlasting fall

Dark shadows from their corners crawl


Confusion’s reign

Its sparks insane

And holds on me I can’t contain

My slipping grip I can’t maintain


Your smile

And everything you are

My everlasting star

In Joy you call me from afar

To save me from world gone bizarre


Your smile

And all your precious ways

Those meanings of my days

A certainty which never strays

Your love which shines beyond all praise


Your smile


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      Shauna L Bowling 24 months ago from Central Florida

      It must be wonderful to find such comfort in another person's presence. This is beautiful, Martin. Nice song, too.

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      Harish Mamgain 24 months ago from India

      A beautiful poem. Smiles enliven and enrich life, there is no doubt about it. Thanks for sharing such lovely verses.

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      The Examiner-1 24 months ago

      Wonderful Martin, she keeps him going with just a smile. :-)

      I voted up, shared and pinned it.


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      Dora Isaac Weithers 23 months ago from The Caribbean

      What a lovely poem! The rhyme and rhythm in your lines are enjoyable. Thank you.

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      Faith Reaper 23 months ago from southern USA

      Oh, Mh, I am so thrilled I found this lovely poem of yours this day. I especially love how you describe the effect her smile has on him and her presence makes all the difference in this life to him. A simple sweet smile is truly beautiful to behold, especially when it is directed at us.

      Up ++++ tweeting, pinning, G+ and sharing

      God bless you

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      Phyllis Doyle Burns 23 months ago from High desert of Nevada.

      Lovely poem, Martin. Thank you for a moment of beauty.

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      Linda Bilyeu 23 months ago from Orlando, FL

      A smile is a gift that keeps on giving...thanks for the gift! :)

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      Rosemary Amrhein 23 months ago from Boston, MA

      Sharing this beautiful poem today. God bless you.

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