When My Girls Smile

I saw the movie Uptown Girls over a decade ago yet it still moves me when I think about it. Especially the last scene of the movie when Jesse Spencer comes out and plays the song for Molly that her father, now passed on, wrote for his little girl. “Molly Smiles”.

Here is my remake of the song for my daughters Ellie and Emma:

The original song:

When My Girls Smile
(based on Jesse Spencer song Molly Smiles)

Papa’s little girl paints the world with her magic wand
Papa’s little child breathes new life to the morning time for me
Though we’re apart, her thoughts follow me (When I come home)

Ellie smiles with the dawn
Ellie smiles, and she radiates the glow around her halo
When she plays, Ellie smiles
On a summer day, Ellie smiles

Papa’s little girl ties a ribbon around my heart
Papa’s little child waves goodbye to the ocean tide that sweeps me
Though we’re apart, she’s a part of me

When the days have gone grey,
Nothing’s wrong when my girls smile

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