Treasure Island

Jovahn ybanez


pursuit to happiness


pleasing it is this pursuit to happiness
trailing fortunes brings pleasure in this quest
endeavouring every chances to its best
bruised knees unyielding to this chase...

immortal soul unwavering from defeat
settling with nothing and draws to breath
enduring this extremity with every strength
let no heart pass out and seek retreat...

yet in every failure is chance to flourish
to keep coming back and win this race
to be able to see the light with righteousness
this is my life's quest, my pursuit to happiness....

Submitted: Friday, September 18, 2009
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