Monday, May 11, 2015

The Path to Happiness

by Cheryl Merrick

From the movie screen and acclaimed authorities
oozes glitzy, golden promises.
They confidently claim
the path to happiness
will be found in acquiring more:

buy a large house,
take exotic vacations,
get a new car,
and you will be happy.
Believing, both parents
work  long hours to “buy happiness”,
only to find their golden dreams turn to dross
as their family disintegrates from their neglect.

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