You can feel the warmth of this beaming smile, lighting up someone’s face, feeling like a loving arm wrapped about their shoulder.
‘That warm Asiatic smile which always spread over his face like nectar and ambrosia.’
See George Eliot for another surprising smile simile.
Source: The Colossus of Maroussi, Henry Miller (New York: New Directions Books, 2010 (1941)), p. 94
Photo credit: krzysztofniewolny at pixabay