Treasure Island

Amber Kangas


A Smile


a smile's worth
a thousand words
or as so people say
so i decided
to put it to the test
and smile the whole day
I went for a walk
down the street
smiling without lack
I was supprised
when on my walk
I saw people smiling back
but when we went
to the city
there was no reaction
It seemed like
no one cared
there was no satisfaction
for in a small town
people smile
like it is no trouble
but in a city
well you know
they seem to live in a bubble
you can try
and take the test
and see what people do
but for now
I hope you smile
and people smile back at you

Submitted: Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, August 02, 2011

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  • Angela L Burke (4/30/2009 2:30:00 PM)

    I like this one, heres ya some :) :) :) :) 's to make up for those city folks LOL...I think I shall have to post my poem about smiles...thanks for reminding me of it! ! (Report) Reply

  • natshka danda (4/30/2009 9:55:00 AM)

    Thanks.
    If a smile be this
    Then I will say no more word
    For why utter a thousand
    when you can in one utter a thousand (Report) Reply

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