a progression of smiles (or lack thereof)

picture by picture
year by year
you and her
side by side
grinning into the selfie

what's so sad
your easy smile
that wicked twinkle
year by year

her smile more forced
rictus teeth
your eyes emptying
year by year
or sunglass shields

didn't dare go back
to check my own
year by year
already saw enough
when atticing photos

Poetry by Katarina Wikholm
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Written on 2016-12-06 at 16:53

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ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
Bravo! A very good work, deep, yet, truthfulness within, each line.

one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
Stark and honest, a few perfect lines convey so much about life, aging, the past and present. Lots of hints, hidden within.