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 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: June 1, 2020      Views: 128

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BethShelby is retired from the printing and commercial art field. She is married and has four children and three grandchildren. She and her husband presently live in Tennessee.

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Things that make me happy.
"Happiness" by BethShelby

Happiness is like bubbles.
It is a fleeting thing,
sprinkling us with tiny joys--
allowing hearts to sing.
You asked what makes me happy.
Let me count the ways.
I fear if I should name them,
it might take many days.
My eyes tell me I’m happy
when rainbows I behold--
sunsets, bright smiles and roses--
fall leaves that turn to gold.
My ears tell me I’m happy
when I hear songs I love.
Sounds of nature make me smile,
like cooing from a dove--
The voices of my children--
a phone call from a friend--
a poem with lilting rhythm--
a concert I attend.
My heart tells me I’m happy,
just knowing that friends care--
the knowledge my kids love me--
and answers to a prayer.
I’m not a Pollyanna;
sometimes I have to cry,
but focusing on good things
will cause my tears to dry.
There’s many happy moments
to make my life content.
I seize them as they happen
as blessing Heaven sent.


What Makes Me Happy writing prompt entry

Writing Prompt
Write a RHYMED poem, minimum three stanzas long, on what makes you happy. Any rhyme scheme, any style - from a sonnet to a quatrain. NO FREE VERSE.

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