This girl...There is this girlThis girl... by choose2bgr8
Plain to look at. Goes unnoticed by most. And for good reason.
Most of the time, she looks cantankerous, irritable, crestfallen and woebegone.
But there are times for just a moment when she looks at me
And not only does her face light up, but she positively glows.
For a moment, however swift, I am part of her world. And I cant help but bask in the radiance and returning the smile is unequivocally involuntary.
A few minutes later, without that smile, she puts that wall back up, closes the door and the radiance is gone. Lost, but not forgotten.
If I could only find the key