Happiness is Poetry: Pablo Neruda

LoHappiness is Poetry: Pablo Neruda

Glascow Scotland

Today another one of my favorite poets, Pablo Neruda almost the polar opposite of Bukowski, Pablo Neruda immerses himself in love and beauty and of course a bit of happiness.  So today, Ode to the Happy Day, enjoy and have a happy day my friends ~ Rev Kane

Glascow Scotland

Ode to the Happy Day

This time let me
be happy.
Nothing has happened to anybody,
I am nowhere special,
it happened only
that I am happy
through the four chambers
of my heart, walking,
sleeping or writing.
What can I do? I am
I am more uncountable
than the meadow
I feel my skin like a wrinkled tree
and the water below,
the birds above,
the sea like a ring
around my waist,
the Earth is made of bread and stone,
the air sings like a guitar.
You, by my side in the sand,
you are the sand,
you sing and you are a song,
today the world
is my soul:
song and sand,
today the world
is your mouth:
Let me
be happy

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About Michael Kane

Michael Kane is a writer, photographer, educator, speaker, adventurer and a general sampler of life. His most recent book about hiking and happiness is Appalachian Trail Happiness available in soft cover and Kindle on Amazon.
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8 Responses to Happiness is Poetry: Pablo Neruda

  1. This poem really shows how Pablo Neruda Love Poetry can also tap a rich seam of joy and happiness.

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