A Whiff of Happiness

Happiness smells... Of a book opened for the first time Of red roses spotted with dew Of morning rains And sunshine on the sidewalk Of cookies out of the oven Of frosting on a cute cupcake Of burning candles on birthdays And the chocolate cake Of un-driven cars Of freshly cut lumber Of wet fertile … Continue reading A Whiff of Happiness

Floating in Freedom

The night was cold, The breeze was soft, But it’s venom of chill Was as lethal as ever A wisp shook the tree, An emerald leaf released, Floating in freedom, And a ray of light hit it, It glistened one last time, Before disappearing into the darkness. The light remained, From the light came warmth, … Continue reading Floating in Freedom