Lorena Walker

What Makes You Happy... - Poem by Lorena Walker

outside the rain is falling
and the inside children
are playing their video games
or watching the TV
knowing nothing is different

the old lady is smiling
because the sound of the rain
is soothing to her senses
the newlywed couple is happy
for an excuse to stay in bed
all day long

and the homeless man
huddles under a bridge
trying to find warmth
he used to love the rain.

Comments about What Makes You Happy... by Lorena Walker

  • (6/21/2007 7:37:00 PM)

    Wow, that poem was hell strong. I reallly got a shock on the last paragraph about the homeless man. That was soo beautifully written. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 21, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 15, 2011

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