Sunday, October 28, 2007

H-A-P-P-Y

Happiness seems to be a fleeting thing as of late
The closer I get to it the further it seems to move away
I know you can't find it in others
And it rarely, if ever, can be found in tangible
     possessions
It's a right we all have
But many seldom find

In my case
It's a longing and loneliness that haunts my existence
That nothing seems to distill or quench
I hunger for things I have to wait for
I thirst for a time in my life when I'm completely free
     of the past's pull and society's bite
I'm yearning for something I think is simple

I've got a history of high expectations and asking for
     too much
And it's even surprising to me when the conditions
     are met
But this is simple in a conventional and spiritual sense
Nothing too complex
     (or so it seems)

I guess I'll just have to dig a little deeper
Look inside a little longer
Till I find all that adds up to being
     H-A-P-P-Y

~ BuddahDesmond

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5 comments:

WhozHe said...

Trust me, you'll find you are worth the long search. Keep digging.

HisLoveCoversMe said...

Excellent Poem.

Nice Blog



God Bless You

E said...

Wow...that can relate to me as well. Everytime you think you find it, it goes away.

Very nice poem.

Cash S. said...

Wow man, that was really good. I certainly understand what you mean.

Sean Stone said...

I think you're well on your way to finding happiness. Keep on man!

= )


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