years measured in lines:
accumulated, confirmed,
recorded and traced

in the furrows of kindness,
dignity, contagious smile.

Tanka for Colleen’s prompt this week.

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36 responses to “Smile”

  1. Gilles Labruyère says :

    … and beautiful !

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  2. merrildsmith says :

    Hands and face–dignity, life, and smiles. Lovely!

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  3. Jodi says :

    Beautiful lines of a life well lived and loved

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  4. Evelyn Flint says :

    Superb sketching!

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  5. Colleen Chesebro says :

    Oh, I love this. I thought this woman’s face held so much wisdom, love, and humor. Well done. ❤

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  6. Teresa Robeson says :

    Those are very expressive hands you’ve drawn!

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  7. Charlie O'Shields (doodlewash) says :

    Truly fabulous sketching you got there… wow! And the words are wonderful!

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  8. Rebecca says :

    What a beautiful sketch of lived-in hands. It says everything. 🙂

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  9. janetweightreed10 says :

    A beautiful post in every way….janet. 🙂

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  10. colorpencil2014 says :

    Perfect, all of it!!

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  11. Carol A. More says :

    Love! In Ayurveda medicine, these hands mean one anjali, a form of measurement that means “just enough”. BEAUTIFUL drawing, M2M.

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  12. Lynz Real Cooking says :

    An amazing post! Love this

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  13. davekingsbury says :

    Yup … faces that don’t show experiences are a waste of money!

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  14. kestrelart says :

    I love these hands

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  15. Jill Kuhn says :

    Your drawing speaks volumes! 🎨👍 Our hands can give so much love as well as our smiles! 😊 I hope to be able to draw as well as you, some day!! ❤

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