Smile Inside

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Smile Inside

I've flipped a chapter in my life,
and I grip it now.
I realize that I'm not fit
for shallow rivers
or sounds.
I wear a grin,
hoping that deep within
I could reach my soul
to no longer pretend.
I need to be happy.
I need to feel the joy
of a guy in a candy store
letting the little boy -
run free.
Of course, he's not
going to look crabby.
He'll have this persona
that's far from snappy.
And that's me;
that's where I want to be.
I would like my enemies
to know that when they
come for me
I'll sport a smile
that'll break the foul...
atmosphere.
My character won't be dried,
because the happiness
that I show
is deep inside.

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Flashpoetry commented on Smile Inside

01-26-2009

love the positive spirit

Paradice21 commented on Smile Inside

01-15-2009

others succeed, us living for our dreams and to be happy OR At least to find middle ground if nothing else!

Paradice21 commented on Smile Inside

01-15-2009

Yes Pen nicely spoken. Continue to wear that smile. Will be heading back to work next week had a good break. I enjoy every moment that I can to come on the site and enjoy life while I can too. That’s what life should all about, us wanting to see ot

gogant commented on Smile Inside

01-13-2009

Words that speak of my thoughts too.

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

ThePen’s Poems (10)

Title Comments
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Take This Letter 15
Living for One... 7
Fill Me In 12
A Humble Husband 7
Smile Inside 4
An Unformal Invitation 6
Never Mind 4
Give Me Strength 6
Sure I'm Crazy 6
Where Am I? 13