Shadow of a  smile

With hollow eyes

Hides the pain

Of great demise

Anguish Oozes

Through every pore

As he touches her heart

So very sore

Her smile is shallow

Covering a sorrow

But come dawn

And a new tomorrow

His kisses lift

Her spirit aloft

And a new smile

Lifts her lips

Copyright 2017- Vivian Zems

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