Your Face!

LEROY SKALSTAD

(Photo credit: Leroys)

What’s in a face you may wonder.

 The face captures the essence of the soul.

Your face is like the gate-keeper of your destiny.

It defines who you really are.

Your eyes draw people to you like magnet.

Your nose sniffs out success.

Your lips tastes life.

Your teeth sustain you!

Your cheeks impact on your glory.

 It puffs up when you’re full and shrinks at your lowest ebb.

Your face is permanently yours.

You can’t divorce your face.

You’re stuck with it!

You might BOTOX it.

Plum it up.

Try to redefine it.

 But you can’t go on holiday without it!

You can bleach it white.

 Or darken it with suntan creams.

But it’s forever yours!

Your face is beautiful.

 Your face is a mystery!

It’s the mirror to your soul.

Take care of your face guys… it would be with you for eternity!

I saw a man today on my way to work, my eyes locked with his for a brief second and we connected briefly. The man’s face stayed with me throughout today. He was an old man, probably tending towards eighty but he looked happy. I couldn’t help thinking of the kind of life he’d lived to that moment when we passed by each other like breeze on a country side. The writer in me sprung to life and when I got home, I penned this words. I hope you like it!

Much love to you my friends!

🙂 🙂

NP: This is my 100 post! How times fly…

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30 comments on “Your Face!

  1. Wonderful 100th post and poem! Seyi, l love the message in your words.

    Blessings ~ Wendy

  2. seanbidd says:

    There’s a lot to explore in a face, it tells many stories, and like you mention, so many exchanges, even slight glances in the peripheral of our minds, Loved the poem..!

  3. rhema3one7 says:

    Lovely thought on this 100th post..God bless you.

  4. RoSy says:

    Happy 100 🙂
    A great picture for this post. I bet the man you saw was just as handsome. Sounds like he had a special vibe too.

  5. Uzoma says:

    Love it! Here, you laid a beautiful thought for us to read. Some of the faces we come across stay on our mind for sometime because of different reasons.

    You’ve reached a milestone. Congrats!

  6. Thumbelina81 says:

    Lovely poem, An amazing way to commemorate your 100th post.

  7. Great poem! Congrats on your 100th post!
    🙂

  8. optimisticgladness says:

    I do like it. So many people are not happy with themselves so they try to change it (botox, colors-like you mentioned). It is so liberating to like yourself- weaknesses and all. Thank you for this great reminder. 🙂

  9. Anne Chia says:

    Congrats on your 100th Seyi

  10. Many more 100thsssss to come ok. The face is one feature we can’t do without. It is truly a mirror and a receptionist to every guest. It pays to take good care of it. Thank you for this lovely piece. All the best dear!

  11. StetotheJ says:

    Welcome to the 100 club! I love those thoughts, those whimsically imponderable thoughts about random people you see during your day, they are so divinely delicious and are always savoured.

  12. This was beautifully written! Now I have “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” in my head – which is great! I love Roberta Flack. 🙂 Have a great weekend.

  13. This is a good thought. I enjoyed the reasoning. congratulations on your 100th post.

  14. shiroknowes says:

    Congratulations and a wonderful post! 🙂

  15. Sushil Kumar says:

    Congrats on your 100 posts! I would like to suggest you to read ‘To Sir, With Love’ by E. R. Braithwaite.

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