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You And I Can Smile

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Below is the poem entitled You And I Can Smile which was written by poet Leonora Galinta. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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You And I Can Smile


We can smile like a child who does not know yet many things,
In simple things he’s satisfied, showing his contented feelings.

We can smile like a drunken man, feeling so drowsy and woozy,
Who sings and wears a smile , trying  to forget and not to  worry.

We can smile like a chimpanzee, who’s so happy with a banana
After giving us a big grin, we can leave him and write our stanza.

We can smile like my  grandpa who dearly loves my grandma
Feeling Adonis with his strength, he’s never been into a stigma.

We can smile like blooming sunflowers on those summer days,
Despite the debilitating heat, we can still stand tall with grace.

We can smile like the sun that often shines so bright
Assuring that everyday  you and I will gonna be alright.

We can smile and smile even the world sometimes wrenches our heart,
For sadness is a transient and in God’s love, He keeps us without a doubt.

You can smile just like me, who’s already experiencing a bad memory,
But I  think I’ve  nothing to worry about, for the computer does all for me.

At all times, you and I can wear a smile in any way we want 
Infecting others to retain beauty, stay young in body and in heart. 


June 24, 2013  4.55am


Second Place
Contest: Smile
Judged: 6/26/13
Sponsor: My greatest poet and sis, Linda

Note: Giving my best to make you smile by making it a little bit funny ;). Have a great day in sunshine! Big sweetest hugs!

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  1. Date: 12/8/2013 9:17:00 AM
    Leonora Such a charming and happy write. You certainly put a smile on the readers face with this sweet and friendly write. Nice job Thanks for the nice comment and congrats on my Christmas Wedding poem.

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 9:58:00 AM
    Nice poem Leonora...so sweet to want to make us smile....and it worked!!! MC

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 9:11:00 AM
    Thanks for making me wear a smile today! -RW

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 3:51:00 AM
    :) :) :) The chimpanzee bit made me smile really big. Thanks for sharing this encouraging poem on the power of a smile.

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 7:15:00 PM
    Nice poem . It did make me smile. We need to smile everyday. Thanks for sharing...... Lucilla

  1. Date: 7/3/2013 1:37:00 PM
    Coming back to this sweet poem. It's so great to see your comments at Soup. You are a lucky charm for us!

  1. Date: 7/2/2013 1:17:00 PM
    Beautiful poem! Thank you for it.

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 10:20:00 PM
    Leonora, thank you for the comment. this is a nice smiling winning poem.............. SKAT

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 3:45:00 PM
    Leonora, a beautiful smiling inspiration...love the images that make the poem smile as well.. :)

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 11:37:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win my dear friend Leonora, Another fantastic poem from a beautiful and talented friend of mine...It makes me smile before I go to sleep...have a smiley day to you always!! muah!!!!! :) hugs from me to you..

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 11:11:00 AM
    Yea! we can smile though on a weary mile. Lovely and breathtaking Poem Leo my dear.

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 11:08:00 AM
    Nice funny poem enjoyed lately, sorry my friend. The last line is very beautiful. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 10:34:00 PM
    I love it Leonora, passing the smiles from me to you, and all who read your poem. the perfect poem to read before I log off. SKAT

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 7:43:00 PM
    Thank you dear Leonora for this sweet poem...it did make me smile :-)

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 7:05:00 PM
    So I see congratulations are in order Good for YOU. And I sure hope you get feeling better. SOrry you got a bad cold. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 3:56:00 PM
    congratulations and high honors to you, my sweet Leonora. These are text book couplets well deserving of the prize....Jake

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 2:48:00 PM
    Leonora congratulations on your fabulous win. It definitely put a smile on my face. warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 9:49:00 PM
    Congrats, these couplets are pure happiness :)

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 8:25:00 PM
    beautiful sets of couplets Leonora, congrats on your big win xxx

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 5:08:00 PM
    Hello My dearest sis Leo... I am happy I found this one as a winner, and had not seen it from you just yet... I do need the smiles... and thank you so much for supporting my contest... , CONGRATULATIONS~ and thank you for enjoying my contest...I had much fun closing my contest ... ""SMILE""- Take care and enjoy my blog if you like... have yourself a lovely day.... LINDA

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