Happiness Poem by Colin Ian Jeffery


Rating: 4.7

Happiness is elusive like the wind
Coming and going like migrating birds
And sound of echoing peals of church bells.

I would keep love safe and strong
Held fast within my heart
Never lost to furies of a purple storm.

Once, I was happy and royal with my lover
Not knowing it was supreme
And through folly have lost all to loneliness.

Friday, July 4, 2008
Topic(s) of this poem: loneliness,love,lovers
Sherif Monem 12 October 2008

Very beautifully written, flowery with images. Thanks.

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Dr Kamran Haider 05 October 2008

A true picture portrayed with a great vision of life, which has temporary felicities and long-lasting sorrows...

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Sarah Abdullah 24 September 2008

Happiness is elusive as the wind Comes and goes like migrating birds And rich echoes of church bells Sooooo True I think this is the way that God teaches us to appreciate Every moment of happines Coz it doesnt last, and if it does last we would lose it's taste Simply AMAZING thx for sharing

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Yonela Mali 25 August 2008

why is it that happiness never lasts? i wish it did

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Sierra Monique 17 August 2008

It's sad how happiness comes and goes. great write.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 03 August 2021

Still grieving about your beloved Mom. Gorgeous poem so very touching. Brilliantly worded.Thank you for sharing

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Jacqueline Ellison 01 April 2018

I identify myself with this poem... You never know you're happy until its gone....

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Gray Bickley 22 November 2017

Well composed, liked the fleeting references.

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Very nice lines to read, Very nice to compose. Thank you

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Sudipta Bhattacharyya 21 May 2015

Wonderful sir! What a composition!

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Colin Ian Jeffery

Colin Ian Jeffery

Redhill Hospital
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