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Smiles and Frowns

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Smiles and Frowns

                                                     a baby's laughter
                                               joyful and spontaneous 
                                                 always brings a smile

                                                  the state of our world 
                                             so much hatred, so much war
                                                brings tears and a frown

for Michael J Falotico's 
"What Makes You Smile, What Makes
You Frown" contest

Copyright © Kim Merryman

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  1. Date: 9/9/2012 12:16:00 AM
    no win either? WEll, Kim, just coming here to say hi. I see no new poem from you tonight. Looking forward to your next post!!!

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 4:13:00 PM
    this is very true!! good luck

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 10:55:00 AM
    you so got this right, Kim. Two great contrasting messages of what brings smiles and frowns.

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 3:00:00 PM
    So well said and good written Kim, love it. - Wish you luck in contest. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 2:13:00 PM
    No need for cut markers in a senryu hon [--] you don't even need to make a shift in the subject only in haiku ;) Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 10:08:00 AM
    Super poem... I love it... and the message... Terry

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 5:37:00 AM
    great choices here, kim! best of luck in the contest.

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 9:01:00 PM
    This is a truly special write my friend! I thoroughly enjoyed this delightful poem Kim! You've done outstanding with this creative piece! I love it! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 8:59:00 PM
    Looks like a good entry for Michael's contest. Both senryu entries appear formidable.