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A Happy Face
(18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

A Happy Face

Poem By David Harris

If you feel a bit gloomy,
put a smile on your face
it will help to cheer you up
and is no disgrace.
Smiling at someone
makes your world a brighter place,
and if they smile back,
you’ll be surprised how good you feel.
Therefore, the advice that
I am giving you is easy,
to feel good within yourself
put on a happy face.

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And you know something - even if you're feeling grumpy it is actually still possible to put on a happy face (we actor's do it all the time) and when you do, the inside responds and the happiness actually takes off. When I was in the theatre, we used Stanislavski's 'Magic If'. 'If I was... then what would I do? ' It's the same thing - if I was happy, how would my face look? And bingo! It's there and sooooooooooooo infectious too. I'm sure I've heard that line too - in Bye Bye Birdie. Such a wonderful musical. Such a wonderful song! Thanks for posting this thoroughly cheerful poem. love, Allie xxxx
i am giving my smile back to you, David
O.K it works, made me smile....nice one David!
Smile and the world smiles with you, I'm smiling at you David love Lynda xx
Well i have a happy face, please stop hiting Aaron my friend...10


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