Smiling Through – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”  Thich Nhat Hanh

Smiling Through

You’d had a day like a worn shoe
all downtrodden with face askew,
all frowned up not wanting to go,
and I was liberty
with you in my arms,
whispering our secret words
which curved your lips
and gleamed your eyes
as rising sun.

©Paul Vincent Cannon



Filed under Free Verse, life, love, poem, Quadrille, quote, relationship

23 responses to “Smiling Through – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Beautiful, that deep connection between two!

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  2. I’m smiling from the beauty of your words, Paul. 🙂

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  3. 😊❤️ what a beautiful connection between two people

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  4. blindzanygirl

    Wow, beautuful

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  5. a lovely way to support each other!

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  6. Ah, the soft place to land…my dear husband taught me that. This wasn’t linked up Paul, but I’ve got it now.

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  8. I like how you have choosen the words for this. 😉 Michael

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  9. lync56

    So beautiful and so true


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