Are You Happy Where you Are?

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Are You Happy Where you Are?


Are you happy where you are

Friendships all OK ?

Or are things a bit rocky

With things you need to say ?


Are you happy where you are

Does me-first niggle you ?

Is empathy part of your psych

Or is this missing too ?


Are you happy where you are

No secrets left inside ?

Or are there some still some lurking there

You would still rather hide ?


Are you happy where you are

Do dollars rule your life ?

OK, they are essential, but

Can cause you lots of strife


So are you happy where you are ?

It's you who must decide

Depending on the change required

And how you feel inside


Don Matthews March 2018

◄ Fire and Brimstone

Poet Lake ►


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M.C. Newberry

Wed 26th Jun 2019 16:22

I like the title - and the way it leads the reader to various aspects of
happiness, contentment - or otherwise - in life. It would make a good
title for a song...and The Beatles could have done something with
that as a theme back in their day.

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Don Matthews

Wed 26th Jun 2019 10:26

Thanks Martin. No it wasn't addressed to any specific individual but for the general reader to ask themselves the questions posed. One of my serious poems.

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Martin Elder

Wed 26th Jun 2019 09:55

I am wondering with the tick box whether the reader should be asking themselves the questions you pose or whether you are addressing it to a specific individual. Either way it is still a fine piece of poetry.
Nice one Don

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