RIC S. BASTASA


when happiness arrives


they say happiness comes
in moments unexpected comes one early morning
knocking to your door and you least expect
such a face
bringing you all that happiness promises

years of pain has alienated you from her
disgusting you say
and you do not feel anything anymore about her
she comes and you look at her
happiness

you tell her she is not welcome anymore
happiness
does not work at all.

Submitted: Wednesday, January 27, 2010

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