indira babbellapati

Rookie - 40 Points (visakhapatnam, india)

Behind a Smile Poem by indira babbellapati


How attractive
How bright
This smile can be

How it lightens
Your burden when
You chance upon it!

Behind the brightness
Behind the lightness
Behind the attraction
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Most times
Behind the warm
And pleasant smile,
Hides an invisible hurt

Submitted: Saturday, March 02, 2013

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  • Gold Star - 5,807 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (5/24/2013 11:09:00 AM)

    A smile needs to be answered with a smile. Maybe the hurt's behind the answering smile. Who knows? (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 710 Points Shahzia Batool (3/9/2013 11:07:00 AM)

    Once i read somewhere that there's a sign of hurt hearts that they smile a lot...a beautiful poem indeed! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Terence George Craddock (3/6/2013 11:26:00 AM)

    This poem is wonderful in the beauty of a light happy mood, the attractiveness of a bright sunny smile, until the turn revealing the deep hurt hidden deep behind the happy smiling exterior. Wonderfully written. (Report) Reply

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