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'Behind The Smile'

Rating: 3.4

I've always known she was taken
but something about her made me keep trying,
I used to flatter her with sweet pleasantries
knowing she would read between the lines,
I used to start a conversation with her
just to see her smile
a lot of times I made no sense at all
but she knew my intentions all the while,
I'm sure she knew exactly how I felt
as I reflect back on it now
but a beautiful smile of acknowledgment
was all she ever allowed,
I'm not sure which I adored most
her beauty or her style
or how would I react
if I knew the thinking behind her smile!

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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Marcus Mckinley 15 August 2012

she will always be 2 steps ahead. this is a well written poem that says what all us men have tried at least once in our lives.

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Rekha Mandagere 02 January 2012

Great and at the same time you have beautifully pictured the agony of one's heart. Lovely poem.Great ease and flow as ever. Marks 10

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Silentpoet Grl 28 October 2011

simply beautiful is this poem!

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Rachel Butler 27 October 2011

'I used to flatter her with sweet pleasantries knowing she would read between the lines' RAB

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Jinal Oswal 19 October 2011

Wow Bernard, it is a master piece :) ....... All the lines, the whole poem it is adorable..... It is lovely :) ..... Love can make you do wonders... And here is one such... I am loving it :)

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Keith Brown 30 April 2020

Great story line, and narrative l

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La Donna Woods 24 June 2016

I can surly relate!

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Allotey Abossey 25 May 2015

Funny and nice to read. God bless you

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Chinedu Dike 09 January 2015

You seem to always have good narrative stories to share. Narrative poems are my favourite. It's a lovely poem and I enjoyed reading it. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem THE PHOENIX STRANGLER.

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Patricia Grantham 10 October 2014

A beautiful smile especially when it's from the heart can be very alluring. Just a touch of hint from it can cause the heart to skip a beat. Very good write.

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