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Poetry | Mental Health | Life Lessons

Happiness Lives in You

A negative-positive reverse etheree

A pastel-coloured image with splashing water droplets and the words, ‘Happiness lives with you’ overlaid in the centre. Lines of sparkling, spinning sequins twirl through the words.
constructed by writer in Canva using image by cocoparisienne from Pixabay

Negativity is unattractive
poison oozes out from deep within,
sours once healthy relationships
Fake smiles are superficial,
words and deeds make them real
P o s i t i v i t y
it’s a life choice
lives in





We are living in the digital world, covered in the autonomous aspects & tracked motions of life. Yet, somehow we are losing some critical elements. Keyboards, touchpads, & speech-to-text are there, but we believe that handwritten words on paper is still meaningful to some poets.

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Carolyn Hastings

Well-practiced speech pathologist now practicing to be a children’s book writer — emphasis on practicing.

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