I read somewhere today about recognizing positive energy,
wonder came across my mind,
am I, can they, do anyone I know,
is there really a measure,
or are we all simply kidding ourselves.
I would glance around the room during times like these,
see all the different faces,
are they feeling the same,
maybe not now, or could we, is the
same solitude as impactful for her,
as it might be for the other guy
nearby wondering what lunch will be,
Is it really that simple for those that would rather complicate
the reality of our lives,
are we all, is it this, did you, I said it again,
I keep trying to stay out of this argument,
yet somehow I find I’m in the middle,
always trying with little effort,
or perhaps it is the other way around,
I might really exercise a certain bizarre discipline
the negative nature of the human condition.
I do know there is a measure of truth
in the reality of a giving spirit,
I can see it on their faces,
the fresh affect, beautiful demeanor
of those whose smile is as real
as a wonderful sunset on a cool summer’s night.
That visual caused just a little bit of happiness … right?