Happy poem no. 3

This one’s
seen happiness
beyond bliss

It squints
in happiness
like someone
exposed to
too much
bright sun
coming in
at an awkward
winter angle

What’s left
after so much

– James Steerforth (© 2008)

Autobiographical note
Written not from an abundance of bliss, as one might think. More from a current shortage thereof.

About James Steerforth

I am an author of poetry and fiction, translator and painter who loves to have fun with borrowed feathers.
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1 Response to Happy poem no. 3

  1. maryt says:

    This one’s marvelous, James, I must say. I’m sorry it’s not written because you are overwhelmed with happiness…:(

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