A Happy Lip&Mdash;Breaks Sudden


A happy lip—breaks sudden—
It doesn't state you how
It contemplated—smiling—
Just consummated—now—
But this one, wears its merriment
So patient—like a pain—
Fresh gilded—to elude the eyes
Unqualified, to scan—

by Emily Dickinson

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sorrow embedded smile well expressed-10
A beautifully envisioned short and meaningful poem. Thanks for sharing it here.
A smile can free you from pain, and give us bliss to heal the blue.
Smiles are sunshine to the soul :)
........a smile can always make you feel better...
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