Opened eyes.
A new beginning.
Who could dream of such?
Who could ever imagine?
Pressure building.
Release it slowly.
None can fight this off.
No one can cope with this.
A smile grows.
What is this?
Happiness is too uncommon.
No such thing is possible.
Yet it grows.
And laughter.
Shrieks of horrid disbelief.
Forbidden happiness alive?
A tear slips.
A single tear.
Surely in misery and pain.
Surely in discontented grief.
But no.
Not in sorrow.
A tear fallen from pure joy.
A realization of true hope.
More laughter.
Honest laughter…
What smile can live in such pain?
But who said pain had to stay?

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About Robin Elizabeth

My name is Robin Elizabeth and I'm 21. I do not create with my own ability, but with the gift God has given me.

3 responses »

  1. No, pain doesn’t have to stay. Laughter is exactly the best exorcist that can chase pain away. Beautiful words. Loved it!

  2. Jingle says:

    human minds can overcome everything or anything.

    smile , smile, smile to free worries.
    love the message, have a fun potluck.

  3. Great poem human resiliency is amazing. Having been Depressed so long I am sometimes shocked when I find myself certainly happy and in equilibrium again

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