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Simple Joy

03 Jul

Hopes are broken

Dreams are shattered

Yet I will stand for Joy

Desires are dashed

Thrown to the fire

Yet I will stand for Joy

Life bears it’s burden

Upon frail shoulders

Atlas drops to one knee

Simple joys are hidden

Beneath fire smolders

Will we ever be free?

A faint light shimmers

Beyond our world

Past the clouds,

Over the mountains

Few can see it’s wonder

And fewer still can see the truth

The simple joy behind the light

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2 Comments

Posted by on July 3, 2011 in Original Works, Poetry

 

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2 responses to “Simple Joy

  1. Debashrita Panda

    July 3, 2011 at 4:44 am

    Nice poem Ty! You’re right. Even one can derive joy from the simple pleasures of life.

     
    • Hidden in a Journal

      July 5, 2011 at 7:25 pm

      Thanks! Got inspired by my girlfriend, actually. She was all hyper and happy and skipping around, and I was thinking, “What does it take to make a truly joyous person.” And this was the result. 🙂

       

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