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Grin now or Smile later

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Below is the poem entitled Grin now or Smile later which was written by poet Darian Brown. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Grin now or Smile later

Do you fall victim to the temporaries?
Can’t wait, need it now, or on the contrary,
Do you choose a later time to shine?
Burning your fire so yo light will blind
Not just twinkle and settle for a blink,
But inable others to see, while trying to think,
How did you do it, and are you blessed?
Choices and sacrifices are on the test?
Don’t wear white to life dressed as a waiter,
Because we can grin now or we can smile later…

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  1. Date: 5/11/2013 9:24:00 AM
    Darian, i like the grin now and smile theme here. sometimes i love skipping the grin, makes life worth while... Enjoy the greatest people and things in life. Have yourself a wonderful and lovely Mother's Day. Lots of Luv & Hugs *LINDA