I Want To Keep Smiling Anyway

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    A Reminder Of My Humanity

    This is my inspiration, my reminder to be strong when I feel weary. I have bolded my favorite part of the poem, though I love it all. What is it that sustains you, who are reading this now?The Invitation by Oriah It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know...
    Mapping Mapping
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2012

    Smile Anyway

    There's things which hurt or not proud of or things we don't understand and yet, the best thing, is to smile anyway.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 3, 2011

    That's right, cover it up with glee,

    a fake top and base, everything pertaining to me. The inside is custom built to hide what you'll never see. The pain and hurt disjointed, well hidden as I smile happily.
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody
    31-35, F
    Dec 8, 2014

    Crashing

    It feels today as if the world is crashing in around me. I want to lie in bed and let my dreams carry me to more pleasant times, but alas I cannot. I have to rise above it and keep going. Think about the positive and create a new path for today. Smile and be happy.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 4, 2011

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