Smiles Are Like Memories

First, smile my mama’s,
the most loving one,
from my earliest memories,
never forgotten,
along with lullabies –

smiles are like memories.

Dad’s awesome one,
with a little girl,
hand in hand,
friends to the bitter end,
lost the smile along the way,
but always in my heart –

smiles are like memories.

Friends near and far,
from days gone by,
waving and laughing,
upon the screen,
pictures clicking by,
always in my mind –

smiles are like memories.

Days whizz by,
calendar pages fly,
your smile came into my life,
I knew I would be with you,
for a long, long while,
so even though the angels,
took you away one day,
beyond the clouds, I know,
your sparkling eyes still gaze upon me –

smiles are like memories.

Smiles are memories,
to be shared day after day,
time goes by much too quickly,
some smiles get lost along the way,
but day in and day out,
through it all,
the heart can still rejoice –

smiles are like memories.

For all the smiles,
through all life’s miles,
the ones still near,
the ones left behind,
the ones lost along the way,
so many things left to say,
time flies,
still wish you were mine,
still near me, I know,
for the rest of my life,
I can go along smiling brightly –

for smiles are like memories.

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For more works by this author see Rasma Raisters on The Creative Exiles.
https://www.creativeexiles.com/author/rasmaraisters/

Rasma also writes lovely poems on HubPages under the pen name of Gypsy Rose Lee. You can read more of her works at Rasma on HubPages.
https://hubpages.com/@gypsy-rose-lee

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Rasma Raisters

I am a poet and writer. I write for many different sites online. I have two published books of poems on Amazon - Poetic Thoughts Fly and On the Wings of Love.

8 thoughts on “Smiles Are Like Memories

  • April 6, 2022 at 4:21 PM
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    Lovely memories of your parents’ smiles. I enjoyed reading this poem.

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  • April 6, 2022 at 5:07 PM
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    Beautiful and heart touching poem, Rasma. I enjoyed reading it very much. Thank you for sharing 🙂

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  • April 6, 2022 at 7:53 PM
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    Sending some smiles Rasma. Beautiful poem. I am going to share this poem of joyful recollection. Thank you for sharing. Jamie

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