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Happiness, Crocus in Snow

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Happiness, Crocus in Snow

What is happiness but the falling away, however short, of suffering?
Would I hear the haunting, beautiful wind without 
the small spaces created by my earphones?
Would I know the joy of a child's laugh
if I didn't yearn for it to erupt from my own belly? 
The sight of the first yellow crocus
could not be so kind without the cruel snow
that tries to hide it.

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  1. Date: 10/20/2013 12:05:00 AM
    DON... CONGRATULATIONS:) on having your poem featured on the soups HOME PAGE. Goodnight poet friend <3 =)LINDA

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 5:04:00 AM
    - Pleased to read your featured poem - It's a well-written poem. - Congratulations, Don. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 2/13/2012 11:58:00 PM
    Ah would not a rose by any other name smell as sweet? Great job here my friend. Loved this piece. Great imagery and really good thoughts. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 2/3/2012 5:30:00 PM
    Thought provoking... This says to me the rough before the smooth and the things you yearn for are the most overlooked maybe under appreciated things sometimes. Lovely Thank you Karen Deeks