Finding Happiness?

I couldn’t find my happiness
It wasn’t in its place
Not here
Nor there
It’d disappeared
Or hadn’t ever been…
“I’ll find it yet!” I said
I swore
Then sat in Thinker pose
But
-Although I checked behind
Below
Beneath
Bereaved?
I couldn’t find my happiness
Although
I found my sock.

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Pretty sure John influenced this one.

©2020 Chelsea Owens

Photo Credit: Les Triconautes

35 thoughts on “Finding Happiness?

  1. obbverse February 26, 2020 / 12:10 am

    Reuniting two socks might kick-start a bout of happiness…

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  2. Bruce February 26, 2020 / 12:11 am

    Now all you’ve got to do is find the other sock and then you’ll be truly happy.

    Liked by 3 people

  3. Violet Lentz February 26, 2020 / 2:49 am

    And what a fun and cozy pair they are! The next best thing to happiness….

    Liked by 3 people

  4. johnlmalone February 26, 2020 / 10:26 pm

    I’ve reread this fun little piece and am honoured by your references; yes I do spot me in this poem but you’ve put your own twist on it; the aussie band, Powderfinger, made an iconic hit on ‘My Happiness’: it’s a great topic

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  5. Shonnie April 4, 2020 / 1:02 pm

    The bible gives us sure advice on how to truly be happy physically, mentally and spiritually.❤️

    Mathew 5:3:-Happy are those conscious of their spiritual need, since the Kingdom of the heavens belongs to them.

    Psalms 1:1-Happy is the man who does not walk according to the advice of the wicked And does not stand on the path of sinners And does not sit in the seat of scoffers.

    Mathew 5:5-Happy are the mild-tempered, since they will inherit the earth.

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