Treasure Island

Liilia Talts Morrison

(August 20,1937 / Estonia)

Lady Blue


She wears a smile, much like her shawl
A buffer from cold drafts
From people, weather's vagaries
Afloat on life's frail raft

Yet she is blue
Her look untrue
Behind by her costume's craft

They say a smile brings happiness
And cheer to one and all
But this blue lady's plastic grin
Is her bizarre downfall

She wears a smile, much like her shawl
A buffer from cold drafts
From people, weather's vagaries
Afloat on life's frail raft.

Submitted: Sunday, September 16, 2012
Edited: Monday, September 17, 2012

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On a strange psychological condition where a person smiles all the time.

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