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A Woman In Search of Happiness

Happiness is expensive; it is something so rare, It's there to be savored, a moment that's fair. Clutch to the moment, extend its brief stare. It comes on suddenly but it’s all wear and tear. Yet I do believe that love lurks around, Just search for it since to it you are bound. You know that I found it in a most unlikely place? In a small poorly child, hungry with a dirty face Abandoned by all. So I gave her something to wear, Also some bread, a mixture of fruit, an apple and pear. When she looked up, scrutinizing me with glee, Her lips smiled tenderly, then giggled at me.

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Date: 6/7/2021 7:15:00 AM
Blessings Victor, this is indeed a lovely poem . . .
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Date: 6/5/2021 6:57:00 AM
Wow... What a graceful poem Victor... My FAV... ~ Ani
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Date: 6/4/2021 12:46:00 PM
Love is all over, but true love may come once maybe twice. Sharing what you have with other is Gods will.
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Date: 6/4/2021 3:43:00 AM
Wonderful act of giving generously that brought happiness to both the child and the giver, awesome, Victor:)
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Date: 6/3/2021 9:50:00 PM
What a beautiful write Victor. Loved it. The imagery is lovely and I could see the little girl smiling up at you. Love it. God Bless, JB
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Date: 6/3/2021 12:59:00 PM
WoW! Victor I found your well-written write so heartwarming, it put a huge smile on my face. I agree with your overall message; happiness can be found in the most unlikely places. Well done. Have a great day:-) Alexis
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Date: 6/3/2021 11:44:00 AM
What wonderful thoughts are expressed in this engaging poem! The way to happiness surely can be found in reaching out to a needy child. Beautifully written! :=)
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Date: 6/3/2021 10:43:00 AM
Love love love this!!! - Ruby.
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Date: 6/3/2021 6:31:00 AM
Beautiful!
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Date: 6/3/2021 5:41:00 AM
No greater way to find happiness then in the giving of yourself to others in need. Sometimes the only thank you you need is a smile. Your heart is tender and good dear Victor. Thank you for spreading your love today, :)
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Date: 6/3/2021 5:32:00 AM
A very good write! It is in what we do that brings happiness! I can almost hear that giggle! ~ Kim
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Date: 6/3/2021 5:16:00 AM
You caught one of the precious moments, Victor-- that tender smile on a child will always bring happiness. Meaningful write!
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Date: 6/3/2021 3:43:00 AM
Happiness, A thought-provoking and attractive work with a message that encourages people to embrace different pleasures. Those with loving and caring hearts are the happiest people in the world. In the greater context of society, people in our lives have a lot of effect on how enjoyable we are.
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Date: 6/3/2021 3:33:00 AM
One small act of kindness can certainly make someone's day and the joy you get knowing you made someone happy. An enjoyable verse Victor. Tom
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Date: 6/3/2021 3:21:00 AM
Victor, such a sweet, touching poem! hugs
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Date: 6/3/2021 1:39:00 AM
And that's how the god smiles... Such a beautiful write with a lovely message...
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