Happiness

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 20:19 -- EllyM

All smiles

All happiness

But I don’t know why

Are they making me happy?

I tell myself yes

I think I’m trying to reassure myself

They have smiles

I make them happy

That makes me happy

Until I see others

Two-sided conversations

Real smiles shared

Being there for eachother

I want that

When I feel it

I want to keep it

The warmth that happiness provides

The comfort that is felt

But I can’t have it

They need me

More than I need it

So I stay

With the forced smile

The forced laugh

The forced happiness

So they’re happy

Why can’t I be

Happy

This poem is about: 
Me

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