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A Smile Draws Me Near!
by Bonnie May

Sunday, April 20, 2008
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It seems so little but to me it's so much.


 

A Smile Draws Me Near!
 
 
The first thing I notice about someone is their appealing smile.
I sometimes get lost in it and stay there for awhile.
I’m not sure why their smile draws me in so near.
While I’m in, I see other things and find this person’s rare.
 
I see their gentle hands, I enjoy the twinkles in their eyes.
I love listening to their soft words spoken in between their sighs.
This person drew me to them, by the smile on their face.
That’s not what’s keeping me next to them, that’s not in the chase.
 
What keeps me here is simple, it’s the person who’s within.
It’s what makes me want to stay here and to be close to them.
It seems I like myself better, when this person is by my side.
This person brings the best out of me, and I feel dignified.
 
They make me feel such happiness when they are standing by.
They make me feel protected and completely filled with pride.
I hope I do the same for them that they always do for me.
To be a better person, they make me want to be.
 
So when that smile draws you near, its up to you to ask why.
You can do it if you want to, you can do it if you try.
 
Written by,
Bonnie May
 
 

 

 

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Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 11/26/2008
Bonnie,

You have a great outlook on things; and a wonderful way of expressing that in your writes!!


Hugs,

Lance
Reviewed by Cryssa C 4/25/2008
I love this...
Makes me once again realize that a smile is priceless...
Cryssa
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 4/21/2008
Love this poem, I lost my happy laughting and smiling person, but this poem brings him back to me. He was just like you said and always smiling and such a good person inside, as you are too. We are supposed to look at the inside of a person and not judge by the outside we first see. I will do that from now on too. Thanks for the advice.
Reviewed by Connie Faust 4/21/2008
And who, may I ask, is the guy next to you in the picture?

Nice, smiley words to inspire all who read.
I found especially, when my Dad was in a Nursing Home, a smile to a resident there brought happy responses.

Love and smiles, :) ;) 8)
Yer Sis Connie
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 4/21/2008
I am smiling! ! ! I am smiling! ! ! if I do that any longer your hubby will be jealous...you coming so near so near.

Georg
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 4/20/2008
what a simple thing that can turn moments around--nice write!
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 4/20/2008
I hope you find someone, if needed, that smiles just the way you like...Ed & Rufuz (w00f)
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/20/2008
Precious, my friend Bonnie! Smiles are wreathing 'round my face, reading these happy words! Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 4/20/2008
I too love a smile, smiles are worth a thousand words! A smile goes a long way when we are having a bad day, smiles touch hearts and lives...well done my friend!
Blessings,
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 4/20/2008
Bonnie, a smile is so simple to give and it does bring joy and happiness to those who we offer it to and I've often thought of how many we touch during a day when we offer them a smile. A nice write. I loved the photo.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/20/2008
Adorable pic, wonderful message in this one, Bonnie! Very well penned/illustrated; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D



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