Happiness

Sometimes, happiness is too suffocating.
it looks as light as cotton in a cart,
but feels heavy, so heavy
and unbearable, sometimes.
For a person who aced the art of,
living through heartbreaks and disappointments,
happiness is a bulk emotion to process,
the impending fear of being broken, again,
the inability to face dismay, once again
– happiness IS a bulk emotion to process.

Case history of a depressed patient,
revealed that they had difficulty in –
swallowing food, breathing and sleeping
post a happy, joyful day.
‘Emotional hangover’ science calls.
Sometimes, happiness is too overwhelming.
My professor was always right,
when she said:
‘Happiness is subjective’.

I don’t want to carry happiness as my middle name,
because they say it comes with longing,
yearning, craving and a desire;
little did we know about the suffering
that also comes along with wait.

As constellations,
of undiscovered dots
and disconnected molecules,
happiness is strange and mysterious to –
those are prone to pain,
of chronic pain.

Loving in absence.

Crying in silence.

Hiding in deep sighs.

Rambling in journals.

Happiness is all this. all that.


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7 thoughts on “Happiness

  1. Indeed Dear Hemalatha Life is All About

    Marrying the Night Enough

    To Merry The Day For IT To

    Last Till TWiLiGHT Rules Yes

    LiFE iN A Balance of DarK And LiGHT

    For It is True Those Who Fear the DarK

    Often Are Cynical oF LiGHT Too mY FRiEnD

    i Shall Embrace A Blood Full Eclipse of the Moon

    As Much As Sunshine

    That Never Eclipses

    A Soul Both iN DarK And LiGHT

    As Yes i Married The Night And Merried The Day

    i Have 100 Percent Faith That DarK Makes LiGHT

    No Longer Fearful Of DarK No Longer Cynical oF LiGHT

    THiS iS WHaT

    HeLL ON EartH

    Teaches Best to
    StaY in Heaven New Now
    Appreciating DarK iS LiGHT..:)

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