Poem, Tanka

42/2017: Seventeen

This heart did not know, what it meant to smile and cry lost only in grief, but seventeen years ago, one innocent face did heal. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: And so my talented and lovable niece turns 17... Time flies 🙂 💖 💝

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Day 292: Why I Know The Heart is Infinite

Every time she smiles, she steals another piece of my heart. Her baby tooth smile and bright eyes, asking me for parts I didn't know I had but gladly give. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy