great expectations

 

 

I used to 

wonder how

people could 

be so happy.

 

then I

decided I

was going to

happy. 

 

and i

figured out 

that if I 

wanted to be

happy all 

the time 

I would

have to 

stop expecting

things from 

life. Just because

the bridge falls

doesn't mean

another one 

will be built,

or for that

matter, even 

needs to be

built. And I 

learned that,

and then the 

more i 

practiced it

the more i 

liked to

practice it,

and then I 

somehow

became

really happy, 

and contented

with things.

 

In fact I 

really don't 

even expect 

for you to

read this

poem, 

or not to

read

it.

 

tomorrow 

isn't promised

to anyone.

in fact 

there's 

 

 

4:41 AM 7/12/2013

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I like the cut off ending,

I like the cut off ending, very clever! Good format, I like the theme too. Great write! SS 


Don't let any one shake your dream stars from your eyes, lest your soul Come away with them! -SS    

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Thanks

Thanks SSmoothie!!

 

~peace~

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...and he asked her, "do you write poetry? Because I feel as if I am the ink that flows from your quill."

"No", she replied, "but I have experienced it. "