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Feeling Happy

With my eyes
I have seen young lads fishing,
for it was a fine summer’s day.
Yet these eyes have also borne witness
to the hidden bruises of a drunken fray.

With my ears
I have heard melodic songbirds
singing for all to hear – just for me.
Too often these ears have heard the desperate
sobs, as she painfully ponders her fate in misery.

With my nose
I have inhaled the scent of the roses,
on the occasions I took the time to stop and smell.
Gone are the days of apathy and stench,
when I partook in the madness and self-imposed Hell.

With my heart
I have found strength I never knew before.
Strange, but I believe this is the real me.
Breathing free, seeing clear, hearing good, feeling strong,
I will not get carried away, but I’m starting to feel happy.

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  1. Date: 4/30/2010 10:33:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your poetry today Anthony. I wish you a weekend full of love and lots of inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/29/2010 1:58:00 PM
    This was really interesting. I like it a lot. Fantastic write.

  1. Date: 4/29/2010 10:55:00 AM
    well done on the feeling at last, have a good one,..p.d.

  1. Date: 4/29/2010 10:30:00 AM
    Very good write my friend.....and thank you for all your comments.......Larry