HAPPY POEMS

The Land Of Happy
Have you been to the land of happy,
Where everyone's happy all day,
Where they joke and they sing
Of the happiest things,
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Shel Silverstein

Happy, O Happy He
Happy, O happy he, who not affecting
The endless toils attending worldly cares,
With mind repos'd, all discontents rejecting,
In silent peace his way to heav'n prepares;
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John Wilbye

Happy as a Dog's Tail
Happy as something unimportant
and free as a thing unimportant.
As something no one prizes
and which does not prize itself.
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Anna Swirszczynska

Happy The Man
Happy the man, and happy he alone,
He who can call today his own:
He who, secure within, can say,
Tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.
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John Dryden

Psalm 144 Part 3
v.12-15
L. M.
Grace above riches; or, The happy nation.

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Isaac Watts

Dora
It was, I well remember, the merry springtime when
Young Dora in the eventide came singing up the glen,
And the song came up the glen, till one oft-repeated part
In a subtle stream of melody ran glowing through my heart.
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Charles Harpur

Happy Streams, Whose Trembling Fall
Happy streams, whose trembling fall,
With still murmur softly gliding,
Happy birds, whose chirping call,
With sweet melody delighting,
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John Wilbye

Sadder Than Lark When Lowering
Sadder than lark when lowering
Clouds defend the sky;
Sadder than wild swan pouring
Death-notes ere it die;
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Alfred Austin

Amoretti Lxxiv: Most Happy Letters
Most happy letters, fram'd by skilful trade,
With which that happy name was first design'd:
The which three times thrice happy hath me made,
With gifts of body, fortune, and of mind.
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Edmund Spenser

Bridal Ballad
The ring is on my hand,
And the wreath is on my brow;
Satin and jewels grand
Are all at my command,
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Edgar Allan Poe

The Bridal Ballad
The ring is on my hand,
And the wreath is on my brow;
Satins and jewels grand
Are all at my command.
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Edgar Allan Poe

Move Eastward, Happy Earth
Move eastward, happy earth, and leave
Yon orange sunset waning slow:
From fringes of the faded eve,
O, happy planet, eastward go:
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Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Caged Thrush Freed And Home Again (Villanelle)
"Men know but little more than we,
Who count us least of things terrene,
How happy days are made to be!

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Thomas Hardy

Happy Thought
The world is so full of a number of things,
I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings.


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Robert Louis Stevenson

A Smile To Remember
we had goldfish and they circled around and around
in the bowl on the table near the heavy drapes
covering the picture window and
my mother, always smiling, wanting us all
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Charles Bukowski

Think Happy Thoughts
Think happy thoughts!
Think sunshine all the day;
Refuse to let the trifling worries stay,
Crowd them with thoughts of laughter from your mind.
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Edgar Albert Guest

Carpe Diem
Age saw two quiet children
Go loving by at twilight,
He knew not whether homeward,
Or outward from the village,
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Robert Frost

I Dreamt Last Night Of Happy Home-Comings
I dreamt last night of happy home-comings.
Friends I had loved and had believed were dead
Came happily to visit me and said
I was a part of their fair home-coming
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Lesbia Harford

All That I Was I Am
Hateful it seems now, yet was I not happy?
Starved of the things I loved, I did not know
I loved them, and was happy lacking them.
If bitterness comes now (and that is hell)
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John Freeman

Merry Christmas And Happy New Year!
Little cullud Rastus come a-skippin' down de street,
A-smilin' and a-grinnin' at every one he meet;
My, oh! He was happy! Boy, but was he gay!
Wishin' “Merry Chris'mus” an' “Happy New-Year's Day”!
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Ellis Parker Butler

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