Treasure Island

Megan Reily


I Believe in Happiness


I believe in happiness
That touches the faintest heart
That makes misery
Smile again

I believe in strength
That the weakest hold on to
That the broken gain
Until they get through

I believe in fear
That crawls in the night
That haunts every home
And makes children shout

I believe in regret
That sweeps through our hearts
That only lets go
If it is forgiven

I believe in silence
That holds too many words
That is filled with thoughts
That won’t be let go

I believe in happiness
I believe in trust
I believe in joy
Pain, anger, loneliness

I believe in happiness
That is what I want
That is what this life
Should be consumed by

I believe in happiness

Submitted: Saturday, September 24, 2011

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