Mona Lisa Smile
"...Is your smile to tempt a lover, Mona Lisa,
or is this the way you hide a broken heart?"
Two lovers, in a photo.
Two faces, side by side.
His, smiling joyfully, upside down.
Hers, right side up, with a quieter smile.
So quiet as to suggest:
A moment of emotional stillness.
A respite from the struggle.
One quarter-second of serenity.
Is he the one?