"But with exquisite breathing you smile, with satisfaction of love, And I touch you again as you tick in the silence and settle in sleep."
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."Karl Shapiro on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Karl Shapiro on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Karl Shapiro on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Karl Shapiro on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Karl Shapiro on Phyllis Diller
"Poetry is innocent, not wise. It does not learn from experience, because each poetic experience is unique."