Treasure Island

Garfield Grimmett


Happiness is state of the mind not a feel
many people believe happiness is not real
people say you can reach it but you have to work for it
i believe happiness is here but you just dont know it
happiness cant be bought touched or owned
happiness is a rare commodity that can take a life time to realize
people can recieve happiness through another ones eyes
its a state of peaceful bliss its a high that most people miss
i cant see it nor salvage it, i dont think it will come to me in an instance
but at least i can see hapiness in the distance

copyright 2008 Garfield Grimmett

Submitted: Monday, January 26, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, January 28, 2009

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  • Jessica Robert (8/21/2009 6:25:00 PM)

    Wonderful, I adore the waay you describe happiness (:
    It's incredible.
    - j e s s i c a ♥ (Report) Reply

  • Smiley Hooker (8/19/2009 8:21:00 PM)

    i love the spirit of this write...very positive! thanks for sharing happy moments with us :) (Report) Reply

  • Absent Wryta (1/29/2009 10:17:00 AM)

    Great poem. An underlying little bit of sadness. Its nicely written flows beautifully. I love the ending. Full of hope. (Report) Reply

  • C.R. Clark (1/28/2009 10:36:00 PM)

    What greater gift could anyone ask of life than happiness? Without it, what would anything else mean? Great write my friend. Best wishes
    Richard (Report) Reply

  • Joseph Poewhit (1/28/2009 5:50:00 PM)

    That is what many, many many, seek in this life.[ Funny, but most people created there own hells ] (Report) Reply

  • Lisa French (1/28/2009 4:09:00 PM)

    This is really good! I like how it's showing how you see happiness compared to others in a way. Excellent work! ! 10 (Report) Reply

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