Treasure Island

Diana Rosser


I Choose Happiness


Harsh words
burst forth from
your brutal mouth

I watch them
babble away
in a sparkling
brook

jumping
joyous
over damming
rocks

soft moss clings
to the sodden
edge

sunlight glistens
a warm
gentle promise

high above
the
ever changing sky
hangs
constant

Today I choose
happiness.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, December 25, 2013
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