Happiness is Safe in My Pocket

Put this in my pocket.

This happy, soft reminder

I can roll between my cold fingertips

deep in the folds of my wool pea coat.

My subtle smile on pale, chapped lips

conceals this secret that can’t be shared

in fear that dirty hands will smudge its purity.

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2 Responses to Happiness is Safe in My Pocket

  1. Kate says:

    Tub of carmex??

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