POEM: The Power of A Smile

She wears her pain
as a smile on her face
because she knows
it calms her aching heart

She hides her fear
behind a smile on her face
because she knows
there’s strength in hope

She lives her life
with a smile on her face
because she knows
it’s the best way to live

Mariam Shittu ©

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Hi, my name is Mariam Shittu and I live in Lagos, Nigeria. I write about my travels, living in Lagos, lifestyle, health and fitness, things that inspire me and poetry. I enjoy sharing my knowledge with the world and nurturing the human mind. Thanks for stopping by!

5 thoughts on “POEM: The Power of A Smile

  1. Even when am serious about something I will be smiling and people took advantage of this back in secondary school lol.
    Life is too short not to smile always please🙏

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