Stevie Smith

(20 September 1902 – 7 March 1971 / Kingston upon Hull)

Happiness - Poem by Stevie Smith

Happiness is silent, or speaks equivocally for friends,
Grief is explicit and her song never ends,
Happiness is like England, and will not state a case,
Grief, like Guilt, rushes in and talks apace.


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  • Rookie - 45 Points Colleen Courtney (5/18/2014 12:06:00 PM)

    Interesting poem. Short, succinct. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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