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Smiling Thru The Tears
by Pamilla deLeon- Lewis

Saturday, January 28, 2006
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This is the theme poem from my book. It speaks volumes about me. Enjoy!

Times are good and times are bad.

          I’ve had happy days and sad.

          Through it all I understand;

          It’s not my choice, fate dealt the hand.

          So I play the hand I have,

          I’m not a quitter; I won’t starve.

          I feel the pinch; I feel the pain.                               

          The pressure’s on; I won’t complain.

          I am strong; I persevere.

          God is on my side; I have no fear.

          I must admit, the wear and tear

          Is the main reason I adhere;

          To my faith, my hope, my God;

          I can’t do it alone, I need the Lord.

          There are days I am so depressed,

          I’m overcome with loneliness.

          I’m on my knees, I’m deep in prayers.

          I’m overwhelmed, and I’m in tears.

          Who would believe the craziness?

          I never thought it would be like this.

          I am sustained by God who cares.

          Look, I am Smiling Thru The Tears.


Copyright Pamilla deLeon- Lewis, 2003




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Reviewed by Richard Orey 8/24/2007
After reading this poem, I went directly to Jean Pike's den site to reread her poem "When It Rains," and recaptured these lines:

"Under gathering clouds I walk
In the shadows of the moonlight
With hope my only stronghold
And faith my only plan."

Of any person I have ever met, Pamela, you exemplify what suffering and hope and faith are all about. This poem, "Smiling Thru The Tears," is a reminder of how far you have come when I now read your poem in July, 2007, "In The Silence of the Moment."

You are, indeed, an unforgettable inspiration for us all.

With great respect and admiration,
Reviewed by Farida Iskanderova (Reader) 6/4/2007
i also think so, i am always smiling through tears because i am sure
God is on my side, a good poem, comforting and motivating
Reviewed by Denise Contreras 9/18/2006
Touching poem, sorry for all that is going on sounds like you have a lot of faith and that is what we have to have. My God continue to bless.

Hugssss Angela
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 2/5/2006
Reviewed by Leslie Bond 2/2/2006
I'm sorry about the pain, and the suffering that your going through. But keep the faith in God, you'll be fine! Leslie
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 1/28/2006
A deeply touching write, very well done,
Birgit and Roger
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