veeraiyah subbulakshmi


Be happy!


As my happiness is within you,
I can't be happy without you.
Happiness is dormant as the seeds do,
While waiting for the climate to sprout,
We are the clime for someone's seed,
May be hot, cold, breezy and windy,
Just nice for them to be happy,
Happiness is the only wealth,
That we can enjoy as the human,
The rest we have to leave and go,
Let us be the clime sometimes,
Let us be the seeds sometimes,
Let us have the blooms of joy,
Let us let others to be part of our bliss,
Shrouds of miserly weakness to be shed,
Smile to you first, looking at the shade,
Good words are a lot, use them frequent,
Not only those words of please and thank you,
Appreciate the intelligence as well as ignorance,
Without ignorance, intelligence can be differentiated,
Admire the things that you like or not,
As all these carry a message positive or negative,
Happiness is the state of mind,
Why can't we be the king of that state?

Submitted: Sunday, November 04, 2012

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Comments about this poem (Be happy! by veeraiyah subbulakshmi )

  • Freshman - 2,376 Points Dave Walker (11/5/2012 6:02:00 PM)

    To be happy is what we should strive for in life.
    A fantastic poem. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,025 Points Valerie Dohren (11/5/2012 3:06:00 PM)

    Wonderful message in this write - it is so much nicer to be nice than to be unkind. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,093 Points Valsa George (11/4/2012 10:51:00 PM)

    This is such a beautiful poem with an edifying message! I give you full 10 for this wonderful piece! ! (Report) Reply

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