Smiles they go into the Wyld

Smiles they go into the Wyld

A Poem by Juliespenhere.
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Silly nonsense

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Hidden smiles
They everywhere
Lay under everyone's
Smooth talking
Or shy bewhare

Curious shades of grey
Turn into the most blueberriest of purple blue
The tinge of pink
Beneath the hippy artists wink
makes way for the sunshine
in my greenest apple eyes

I know there's a smile somewhere
Rising from some people's stuck up prideful cool dark air

The crayon drawing on the wall
That makes no difference to us all
Could be the Best one yet
A smiley face that no parent will forget
Although we too busy
And may forego its innocence and well deserve
And simply toss it to the kerb

The old man sitting there alone and with no doubt
Many cares he has to bare
Turns to me with heavy blink
And in his smile I see him again that boy
His toothless grin
What utter joy to see his inner boy

I see the vagabond homeless street lady
Who feeds her cats and birds surround
Toss her Wyld hair and walk away
Hunched head bent to the ground
She is too proud to let me see
Her despondent air
And vague honest stare
She keeps her smiles for
Her cats adored and birds that
Come to perch on her wide
Shoulders filled with strong guts and toothless pride

Then there's the drunk
In every bar drowning his lonely
Regret without a thought
He rarely smiles unless he's high
Then cries and wails
When drink has all in morning paled

The crazy person dancing in time with monkeys at that zoo
Maybe has a secret
To teach me and you
Maybe his simple happy glee
And simple life
Is what we need

We need to break the rules
Go crazy scream and let out inner
Child
If only once each year
We do this
Then our smiles may come
Without a care

A smile I know I see it hidden there
Just waiting for the right person
To lure it out
To warm us all
Into the blue sombre cold air










© 2017 Juliespenhere.



Author's Note

Juliespenhere.
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"Shoulders filled with strong guts and toothless pride"

Best lines for an old lady - evar! The boyish grin the old man hasn't lost, the crazy person dancing at the zoo...these are wonderful examples of "hidden" smiles in that if one would but look, much is there to see. Well done.

I only saw a couple of words that mean something else to me:

"kerb" curb?
"cares he has to bare" bear?



Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.




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LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! (Thanks for read requesting me on this!) I started out thinking your writing (which I'm not familiar with) is a little whimsical & maybe even a little bit scattered about, but with good imagination & imagery. Then your poem starts to gather steam, becoming more focused on the topic at hand, painting word portrait after word portrait that's so brilliantly-imagined & caring & tender. I became more & more entranced by your message until the point where you suggest we go crazy & at this point I really did feel like going crazy, getting naked, going outside & dancing in the warmth of the sun this lovely morning. This is a killer piece.

Posted 3 Months Ago


Emmajoy said I would find a lot to like here and so I do. full of delectable and telling lines but combining into a superb whole. This is wonderful poetry and that was said by an old hippy.

Posted 3 Months Ago


Thanks silente for your lovely review

Posted 3 Months Ago


Thanks, once again, EJ... For she has, once again, RR'd me into another gorgeously wacko poem... I never knew you were so talented, Julie... Silly nonsense, on-top of custom spellings, on-top of absolute silly word-choice at times... This time I am amazed, and say this turned me the most delightful shade of blueberriest blue... Blurringly penned...

Posted 3 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Well...I just love it!! The descriptions bring true images to mind as well as the message it's just AWESOME!
I love a rhyme but it's not necessary here. It's whimsical yet methodical with its underlying challenge! I had a BLAST reading it! Well done! Super fun!
Tabby

Posted 3 Months Ago


0 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Juliespenhere.

3 Months Ago

thanks so much tabby x
Thanks to all for kind reviews

Posted 3 Months Ago


to return to the uninhibited, carefree innocence of childhood before life stole our smiles. how wonderful. indeed, time to open the smile box & pull one out & put it on. as they say - just a frown turned upside down. doesn't cost anything and does oh so much - changes everything. lovely ...

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Juliespenhere.

3 Months Ago

Thanks for kind review
The value of a smile.
"A smile I know I see it hidden there
Just waiting for the right person
To lure it out
To warm us all
Into the blue sombre cold air "
I believe the smile under-rated. A gift of a smile is a welcome gift. I agree with your thoughts and your word. Thank you Julie for sharing the amazing poetry.
Coyote

Posted 4 Months Ago


Juliespenhere.

3 Months Ago

Thanks for kind review
Coyote Poetry

3 Months Ago

You are welcome Julie.
' We need to break the rules ~ to crazy scream and let out inner ~ Child ~ If only once each year ~ We do this ~ Then our smiles may come
Without a care .. '

This is BEAUTIFUL, truly. You've captured empathy and awareness in such gentle language. Made me see your special strangers, let me feel and thus learn them.. Swept guilt around my heart, need to ensure i don't forget what has made such people and their plights leave an indelible mark on YOUR heart.

Your phrasing is unusual, some words aren't quite right.. but who cares! What matters is the content, the way it bleeds the human state not for the few you mention but so many. Yes, yes, we should find happiness, be children once in a while.. but, one should still remember. Perhaps share smiles with anyone we come across.. .. .. .. why not. You should have a billion reviews for this post..

Posted 4 Months Ago


Juliespenhere.

4 Months Ago

Thanks I'm flattered really thanks I'm shocked you said that lol
emmajoy

4 Months Ago

Hope you're shocked in a good way because i meant what i put to be truly appreciate..you'v written .. read more
Juliespenhere.

3 Months Ago

Yes shocked in good way thanks
Thanks Carol I think I use the Aussie spelling I'll check thanks for your wonderful review

Posted 4 Months Ago



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Amateur old poet well not that old but not a young 20 anymore I still work full time and live to write I write at least five poems ditties every weekend I write quickly it just flows and bubbles qui.. more..

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