Fleeting Frivolity

I find happiness just an illusion that graces us on occasion.
Tears of joy at the end of the movie is a normal causation
Being sated for a little while in a loving relation
Getting a pay raise beyond the current inflation

Never satisfied however as we’re always seeking
Looking around the many corners always peeking
Shaking presents under the tree sneaking
Getting naked and getting your partner shrieking

So it’s little chunks here and there meeting
If we’re lucky enough we may have front row seating
We need to enjoy it fast because it’s only fleeting
And then we try and share it with others repeating

Β© 2011 Michael Yost

http://magicinthebackyard.wordpress.com/2011/07/21/free-write-friday-dont-worry-be-happy/

http://jinglepoetry.blogspot.com/2011/07/poetry-potluck-week-45-nature-and-life.html

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26 responses to “Fleeting Frivolity

  1. Love love love that second stanza! Beautiful. Perfect. I’m happy! Thanks for participating Michael! Big hugs!

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  2. ha ha ha loved the getting your partner shrieking bit lol ha ha ha

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  3. My new philosophy about happiness is just that–it’s fleeting and not to expect it all the time.

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  4. Maybe fleeting, but I’m getting a pretty good bang for my buck! Another good one, Michael!

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  5. true, brilliant thoughts, perfect job.

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  6. Excellent and spot on πŸ™‚

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  7. Smile…smile …smile..a kliometre length of smiles after reading your fleeting frivolity. Thank you πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ ;_)

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  8. This one is my favourite. So you are incredulous…

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  9. Nice rythme and deep message.

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  10. On target. It’s true. Hence the wisdom of living in the moment and without expectation or attachment, eh?

    Nice work, Michael. I like it. πŸ™‚

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