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Raymond Carver - Happiness

So early it's still almost dark out.
I'm near the window with coffee,
and the usual early morning stuff
that passes for thought.

When I see the boy and his friend
walking up the road
to deliver the newspaper.

They wear caps and sweaters,
and one boy has a bag over his shoulder.
They are so happy
they aren't saying anything, these boys.

I think if they could, they would take
each other's arm.
It's early in the morning,
and they are doing this thing together.

They come on, slowly.
The sky is taking on light,
though the moon still hangs pale over the water.

Such beauty that for a minute
death and ambition, even love,
doesn't enter into this.

Happiness. It comes on
unexpectedly. And goes beyond, really,
any early morning talk about it.

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Poet: Raymond Carver
Poem: Happiness
Poem of the Day: Jul 19 2004

Comment 136 of 136, added on April 20th, 2014 at 3:12 AM.
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FkeuLh Very neat article. Will read on...

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Comment 135 of 136, added on April 18th, 2014 at 6:19 PM.
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Comment 134 of 136, added on April 1st, 2014 at 10:40 AM.
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NhNgT2 I really enjoy the blog post.Thanks Again. Awesome.

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