False – for Prompt 68 A Smile To Remember

The false smile
of a sometime friend
Just pretend
Glittering eyes
Be careful not to
over-analyse

A breathless kiss
A broken game is all
there this
And how you beamed
while smashing all my
hopeless dreams

A soul apart
Behind your smile’s a
place to start
Frozen in time
a perfect moment
lost in rhyme

Awash with pain
I know it never
comes again
In just a while
all I’ll remember
is your smile

(c) Helen Valentina 2014, All Rights Reserved

For mindlovemisery’s prompt at: http://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/prompt-68-a-smile-to-remember/

About Helen

I'm drawn to blogging as a way to share ideas and consider what makes us who we are. Whether it's in our working life or our creativity, expression is a means to connect.
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10 Responses to False – for Prompt 68 A Smile To Remember

  1. Agonizing and brilliant!

  2. faycinacroud says:

    I’ve had “relationships” like this. It was like a drug I couldn’t quit although I knew it could destroy me. You tell the brutal truth beautifully.

  3. Lovely in its simplicity.

  4. kaykuala says:

    How sad! One cannot be sure with such a smile. Wonderful lines Helen!

    Hank

  5. Oh my, I could feel the angst, the disappointment and see that faint smile in memory. Well done!!

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