Where Is My Joy?

Where is my joy?
It was here
only a moment ago
sparkling eyes
bubbling laughter
daisies plucked one by one.

Is my joy
a luminescent soap-bubble
easily popped by
harsh or careless words

Does my joy
depend on others
making me a slave
to their whim?

Or does it come
from deep within
a place of inner dimension
my core being of love and light?

I have not lost my joy
nor can you steal it
for this joy is rooted
in faith and love.
It is who I AM
now and ever shall be!

This poem is dedicated to Rebecca, my muse and dear friend.


  1. You are represented as fresh poets to explore, yet not a participant until you place your entry in…
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    Happy Friday!

    lovely imagery…
    keep it up.


  2. Oh Pat!!! So true and something to always remember!!!! Hugs!! I LOVE this site.. thanks soooo much for sending me the link.. you inspire me!!!!!!


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