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Poem – Smile, Be Positive… Like They All Say ~ Lilly Hope Lucario

Smile, Be Positive… Like They All Say

~ Lilly Hope Lucario


Just smile, it’s what everyone wants to see

Just act strong, like you’re expected to be

You can’t be negative, that’s not allowed

Got to be positive, hopeful and proud

After all, hope is your middle name

Anything else, is weakness and shame

But I have no hope left, I’m now too ill

46 years of abuse, my soul it did kill

My body it’s broken… old and weary

It wants to die, be at rest, be free

But, I have to keep going, every day

Put on that smile, like they all say

Forty six years of trauma and abuse

Not one of them had a valid excuse

Doesn’t matter, still have to be positive

Even if you have nothing left to give Continue reading