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Have You Shared a Smile Today?

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Have You Shared a Smile Today?

Post  mikeschultz on Mon Mar 12 2012, 08:40

In a life of far too few smiles
You have brought me one,
And instantly, without thought
Or reservation,
It was reflected back to you.

A little girl once asked me,
“Have you shared a smile today?”

I nearly wept to see the innocent love
Displayed as when she smiled,
So wide it seemed I could count all her teeth
And so warm, it thawed my frozen heart.

This lonely sailor lost with a troubled mind
Saw the radiance of you beaming
And learned again how good
It feels to smile. Thank you, Mara.

Perhaps we should strive always to
Wear a smile.
If nothing else, we might keep our detractors
Wondering what we’re up to, and we’re
Sure to garner a few reflected smiles
As we go about our days.


Michael Schultz © June 15, 2010 (0951)



Mara is the granddaughter of a dear friend. I am teaching her to play guitar.
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Re: Have You Shared a Smile Today?

Post  BC Williams on Mon Mar 12 2012, 14:36

Great policy yours:-) Brought a smile to my face! Good writing friend . . ..

Bev
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Re: Have You Shared a Smile Today?

Post  mikeschultz on Mon Mar 12 2012, 16:19

Thank you, Bev. You have my heartfelt Thanks for all of your support. Very Happy
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Re: Have You Shared a Smile Today?

Post  Lucie on Tue Mar 13 2012, 00:47

So much can be said in a smile.
The best smiles are the one's I share with passing strangers.
Nice to know we're all still human!

Smile on, my friend, keep smiling sunny
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Re: Have You Shared a Smile Today?

Post  mikeschultz on Tue Mar 13 2012, 05:28

Thank you, Lucie, for your kind words. I shall try to keep a smile in my heart ready for my face to wear. Thanks again. Mike Very Happy
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Re: Have You Shared a Smile Today?

Post  BC Williams on Tue Mar 13 2012, 06:27

The best smiles are the one's I share with passing strangers.
Very Happy Beautiful . . .
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Re: Have You Shared a Smile Today?

Post  mikeschultz on Tue Mar 13 2012, 07:07

Thanks, Bev. Very Happy
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