Catching a smile (poem)

21 Aug

Smiles are good for you

Catching a smile

I saw you come walking along the street,
With a cheerful tapping of your feet.
You had such a sweet smile upon your face,
As you walked on by, at quite a pace.
You rushed past me, your mind was elsewhere,
That you hardly knew that I was there.

I will never know just why your sweet smile,
Touched my world for such a little while.
Your happiness was so easy to see,
That it reached within to a part of me.
It brought a smile to me upon this day,
As I carried on, along my own way.

It made me think just how a smile can grow,
From a seed from someone I do not know.
That when you catch a smile, just by chance,
From a passing stranger, from only a glance,
It can cheer you up, so what I shall do,
Is to show a smile, to be caught by you.

© Jenny Maryl

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Posted by on 21st Aug 2021 in emotion, heart, joy, love


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2 responses to “Catching a smile (poem)

  1. Satyam Mishra

    21st Aug 2021 at 08:55

    This is a true word 🙂☺️ 🙂☺️🙂


  2. Satyam Mishra

    21st Aug 2021 at 08:56

    This is a true word 🤣🙂☺️🙂



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