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Smoothing out the truth

By Cathy holmesPublished 15 days ago 1 min read
Created on Dall-E

Happiness preserved,

in glazed UV protection.

Or permanent lie?

social commentaryperformance poetry

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Cathy holmes

Canadian family girl with a recently discovered love for writing. Other loves include animals and sports.

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  • Tiffany Gordon 10 days ago

    Gurl this was brilliant! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

  • Kristen Balyeat13 days ago

    Yes! Cathy, THIS is fantastic! Picture or in person, you never know the story behind the smile. I’ve smiled many times when all I wanted to do was cry. 💞

  • Dana Crandell15 days ago

    Ooooo, good question, Cathy! Now, my question is; Is it directed at this one, or portrait photos in general? I think it could go eiher way.

  • E.K. Daniels15 days ago

    Love haikus 😃

  • Gerald Holmes15 days ago


  • Mr Ahsan15 days ago

    In short words I really loved 😍

  • Hannah Moore15 days ago

    Ooh, this is do much how I feel about my kids' school photos.

  • Mariann Carroll15 days ago

    We would like to think they were always happy moments 🥰Nicely done 👍

  • There does seem to be something a bit artificial in her expression, doesn't there?

  • That permanent lie hit me so hard. Not everything stay the same. People change. Hence, they become the permanent lie. This was so poignant! I loved it!

  • Babs Iverson15 days ago

    Magnificent!!! Loving it!!!💕❤️❤️

  • Daphsam15 days ago

    Good poem!

  • A senryu laid out here for you About appearances, made up or real Matters not truth, fiction or in between Just be happy with how you are seen … And how you truly feel. 😍🍷😍

  • Real Poetic15 days ago

    lol the permanent lie is so funny 😆

  • Mother Combs15 days ago

    Great Senryu

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