Happiness | Teen Ink


November 27, 2012
By Kiki.Lewis BRONZE, Charlotte, North Carolina
Kiki.Lewis BRONZE, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Go big or go home

How do you find happiness in a world of hate?
No one likes to see you happy?
Because to them it’s like the Earth without a sun or Earth’s rotation just stops.
I wish I lived in a world where people didn’t care about someone’s size,
Color, weight, or shape.

How do you find happiness in a world of hate?
We live in a world of hate right?
So why don’t people like being called a hater?
When you mess up someone else’s life because yours isn’t where it needs to be!
That’s being a hater.
Why can’t I have happiness?
Is it so hard to see me happy?

Does my smile kill you from the inside out?
Does my head being held high upset you?
Does my sassiness offend you?
Does me overcoming obstacles hurt your feelings?
Does me finding happiness put a sour taste in your mouth?

How do you find happiness in a world of hate?
Please teach me!
Give me a better understanding of what it means to be happy.
If you can put a sun back in my world then,
Tell me what it takes.
If you can put my cousin back on this Earth,
Please tell me what I need to do.

How do you find happiness in a world of hate?
I’ve tried smiling through those days I was about to break.
Would me breaking make you happy?
I’ve tried to dance through the hurt of others.
But y’all still don’t get it.
Do you?

Here’s a middle finger to the haters.
Mind your own business.
I’m gonna live like I’m supposed to.
I’m gonna be free like a bird that’s just been released from a cage.
I’m gonna live without worries of what people say.
I aint go no worries!

How do you find happiness in a world of hate?
For me, I honestly can’t tell you.
But if you know.....
Why don’t you tell me?

The author's comments:
This poem was written to get alot of my feelings off of my chest.

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so_joy SILVER said...
on Dec. 10 2012 at 10:46 am
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

I completely agree with  jkiener7646. Great job! Please read, rate, and comment on my poems! It would mean a lot:) Thanks!

on Dec. 10 2012 at 8:22 am
jkiener7646 BRONZE, Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Live the life you love and love the life you live
"romeo romeo wherefore art thou romeo:"

this is a very good poem i liked it alot you could tell that you had a lot of deep feelings when writing this