Happiness is a gift

There is something deeply flawed about gloom...

The unattractiveness of self-pity is met with:
Chin up! What could possibly be so bad?
And the hostility of sadness:
What could possibly be so depressing?

But I'm not joking...

There is hostility in sadness
Where others are made complicit
And angrily toss off the coat of guilt:
This doesn't fit me! Fuck you and your misery!

Happiness is a talent.

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