Paul Hartal


Happiness Is A Shark - Poem by Paul Hartal

Happiness is a shark,
Swimming in the deep
Dimension of the dark
Drifting duffel of sleep.

Decay of despair;
Hardness of hope.

Happiness is a crow,
Hiding in the thicket,
Or flying in a row
At a drizzly sunset.

Drought of despair;
Hunger of hope.

Happiness is a rose,
On the tree of duty,
A smiling verse in prose
Of halcyon beauty.

Dust of despair
Honey of hope.


Comments about Happiness Is A Shark by Paul Hartal

  • Seamus O' Brian (12/12/2016 3:34:00 PM)


    Deftly written, compact and significant in each line. A pleasure to read and contemplate. (Report) Reply

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  • (11/10/2011 5:24:00 PM)


    this is great! ! i really like it (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 6, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 6, 2011


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