Draw Happiness

November 12, 2010
By staige BRONZE, McDonough, Georgia
staige BRONZE, McDonough, Georgia
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I never knew life was like this:
Happiness isn’t a right;
Happiness is a face, a front.
There were simpler times.
Happy was playing.
Happy could be wrapped with a bow.
Remember when the sky was a royal blue crayon?
When people always had perfect “u” smiles.
When eyes were just dots
Incapable of showing pain.
Now I love so hard it hurts.
Now I disappoint.
Now I choose my life.
Now I don’t meet expectations.
Now I am left.

Don’t attempt change; heal the hurt.
Don’t turn off the music.
Dance with Hope.
Love until you cry.
Do more than your best.
Create your life.
Exceed your own expectations.
Keep going.
Color with bright colors.
Inside and outside the lines.
This is your life.
This is your life.
Live happiness.

The author's comments:
As we grow older, our definition of happiness changes. Life gets complicated, but life is merely what we make it (or in this case "draw"). So, I believe that rather than holding onto what happiness used to be, everyone should go live what happiness to them in the present.

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