Treasure Island

mark nwagwu

(17 May,1937 / Obetiti Nguru Nigeria)

Are you ever so happy


Are you ever so happy
you want the day
to spread into eternity

Are you ever so happy
you look at the soil
and see it grows flowers in your eyes

Are you ever so happy
you want the universe
to collapse into you

Are you ever so happy
you feel your heart
contains all of heaven

That's what love does
And all creation lives in you
Merry Christmas, Helena

Submitted: Thursday, December 25, 2008

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  • Fay Slimm (1/15/2009 1:12:00 AM)

    Loved the analogy used here Mark - - fresh and loving look at happiness...... thank you...... Fay (Report) Reply

  • Asia Joseph (1/5/2009 8:57:00 AM)

    Very nice, I feel like this many times, and it is at that point you break love it..........
    Asia Jay (Report) Reply

  • Fiona Davidson (1/5/2009 3:20:00 AM)

    Sometimes we are so happy we feel our hearts must burst...a wonderful write Mark...thank you...Fi (Report) Reply

  • Mamta Agarwal (1/3/2009 2:32:00 AM)

    at times we are so happy we see perfection in everything because our heart is filled with love.lovely poem.10

    Best wishes
    mamta (Report) Reply

  • C T Heart (1/2/2009 5:52:00 AM)

    Happy with the one we love most...Yes! we are happy to see others happy also...Lovely read. (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Fowler (12/31/2008 7:55:00 AM)

    Helena must have been ever so happy with her eloquent Christmas gift.
    Beautiful, Mark.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (12/30/2008 8:02:00 AM)

    Im happy when seeing other people happy, happy to roam the streets, happy to go to work, happy to live and happy to sleep.Could that be possible? yes, probably when we write a good poetry about happiness, like Mark did.Excellent writes Mark. (Report) Reply

  • Onelia Avelar (12/25/2008 5:57:00 AM)

    Well, you are the professor of biology and you better know where all creatures live ;) Your happiness is infectious. A lovely Christmas poem greeting. Elegantly personalized at the end.
    Best wishes,
    onelia (Report) Reply

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