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Words of the Great by aalie

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September 22, 2012
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I'm regaining my positive outlook, I really am,

It might seem strange at first, but it is who I am.

"Everything will get better if you smile", I believe this now,

I used to scoff at this, but I can smile now, I think they can.


You know what came with this? Bravery.

Bravery to not be shackled by my own rules,

Bravery to speak to her, to break a promise I made,

Bravery to see that sometimes, rules are wrong.


I made some long ago, and stood by them,

My values, my bible, my everything, I kept them intact.

But that was wrong, because it was the start of my pessimism,

Maybe what I did sometimes was wrong, but I had my optimism.


And now, things will get better if you smile, if you take a step,

I believe this, I cast my promises away, that's my first large step.

I was brave enough to talk to her, and I am hopeful of the outcome,

It's only optimism, but I ask you, when has smiling ever hurt anyone?

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DRAGONlolidk123 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012
I lke smiles! And smiling:). You know what else I like ...tis poem, it's another good piece....and that is all I really have to say.....I need to work on my comments :D
crystelclear1104 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I love the message behind this! Well done. :D
Contradictory55 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Student Writer
YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES. I love the message behind this! :la:
Kailani-e Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
: ) Welcome to the world of smiles and happiness! (Sorta!) We have cookies!!!

Haha! Now we just need Realist to join us...
DarlingAngel0565 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Professional Writer
Smiling never hurts anyone, but maybe the person who is smiling.
aalie Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Student General Artist
:D :huggle:
LivingInMyThoughts Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012
This makes me so very happy. I'm glad you seem to be doing better. :)
Forgotten-Reaper Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
Hah~! Optimism is a mask~ But hey, it's a happy mask.
LivingInMyThoughts Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
That it is. :D
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