Love Is not Happiness

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If life isn’t joy, what is it?
If life isn’t happiness, what is it?
You say love, while I say depression.
I’ve never seen love, so what is it?
People say it’s to have emotions for someone…deep, deep emotions.
Others say it’s to care for someone…to really care.
Truth is, you can’t define it.
You have to feel it, to know what it is.
When you feel love, you’re happy.
I’ve never felt it, so where’s my happiness?
My life can’t be happy, when I’m already depressed.
So love, you’re obviously not with me.
I describe love as a firey pit.
You fight to keep the fire going, but when you least expect it…gone.
You tried so hard, why?
Why did it burn out, you need it!
You need its warmth, its safety.
While this happens, you begin to think.
No, you don’t.
You don’t need that fire, you need yourself.
There, right there…that is where the secret remains.
Your firey pit is gone, you’re free!
Why worry? It’s gone.
My depression of love, gone.
Your soul, no longer holding me back.
You can define love, only in your way.
Love isn’t in a person, it’s in yourself.
To get happiness, you have to love who you are.
Love isn’t about the roses, or chocolates.
Love isn’t about the heart, or the soul of the holder.
Love is about finding yourself, within your heart…

5 thoughts on “Love Is not Happiness”

  1. Thank you for sharing this Beautiful and very Truthful poem:)
    I feel the same, and I appreciate the way you express your words, for I can tell they come from the heart. So again Thank you!!!

  2. I just said that! I just said that u can’t define love. You have to feel it! OMG finally someone understands it! When I read your poems I see how beautiful, but yet sad your poems are and I think how terrible my poems sound to it! You are truly a great poet!

  3. i agree with min min and also this poem it might sound confusing to some people but if you know what the poem means you can then begin to comprehend

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