Joy Lovelet Crawford

(December 8th 1963 / Montego Bay, St. James, Jamaica. W.I)

A Smile


A smile is such a simple thing
And yet, in its own way, it adds a touch of tenderness to any day
A smile can take the darkest cloud, and turn it inside out
For a smile is the beginning of what love is all about.
A smile can be the little seed that starts a friendship growing, with its warm, straight forward message
“You’re someone well worth knowing”
Heaven and earth seems closer
For at least a little while, when people draw together
In exchanging ‘just a smile’.

Submitted: Wednesday, November 05, 2008
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