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Smile

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Saturday, April 17, 2010, In : Poetry 
All it takes is a smile.
When things seem to be low
a laughter and a smile
brings it back to life.
It doesn't cost anything
but a change in your energy.
You break the frown up
and the smile wins you over.
It's catchy too.
It can't be contained.
Ever try to stifle a smile?
Your face will betray you
and fight you until you let it loose.
You can't help it.
When you smile,
you give a gift.
A gift of happiness and love.
A free gift of joy and
a mood lifter with no side effects.
Is it really so har...
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The Family Tree

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Sunday, April 4, 2010, In : Poetry 
Look at all the branches
that are connected to you.
The history, the legacy,
the people, their experiences.
They are all a part of
who you are, the tree of you.
You are strong because
of the roots in the ground.
They have laid a foundation
to help you grow -
What family has been through,
how they handle situations,
what strength they provide,
how they lived.
It grows up from the ground,
becomes a part of your DNA,
and sprouts a strong trunk,
a strong life, shade for a rainy day...

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