Breathing comes naturally 

(I admit though, 

I have been reminded)

Happiness is natural too

but goes missing.

I play hide and seek with it

every day—it’s somewhere…

over the rainbow 

or right here,

now with each breath.

A sine qua non—

pervasive, fleeting.

©2016 ontheland

In response to dVerse Poets Pub Quadrille #21–Take a Breath

20 thoughts on “Happiness

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