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If You’re Happy

It’s been ages since I actually wrote something, but exams really motivate you to do a ton of things, none of which include studying 😛 So here is my latest offering, it’s a poem called If You’re Happy. And yes, titles can be misleading 😛 Enjoy 🙂

If You’re Happy

If you’re happy, you won’t know it,

When you’re sad, you can’t show it,

You’re depressed and you feel lonely,

You think you’re dying slowly,

You feel the world is out to get you,

You wouldn’t if I hadn’t met you,

But you came into my life and turned it all upside down,

You made me feel like a princess,

But then you stole my crown.

And now I’m catching up to you, so baby, don’t you frown,

You knew I would come calling,

So come on, quit your stalling,

And try to be a man, once in your life.

If you’re happy, you won’t know it,

I’ll make sure that you can’t show it,

You’re depressed, you think you’re lonely,

But babe, I’m only killing you slowly.

And fortunately, there’s plenty life left in you

I’ll take my time, I’ll wear you down,

I’ll grind your hopes into the ground,

I’ll destroy you completely before I’m through.

Yeah you know I’m coming to get you soon,

Where you gonna hide cause there ain’t no shuttle to the moon.

You knew I would come calling,

So come on, quit your stalling,

And face me like a man, once in your life.

If you’re happy, you don’t look it,

If you are, well I’m over it,

Your breath just sounds so shallow,

Your eyes are sunk deep in their hollows,

You’re dying so very slowly,

No creature deserves a death so lowly,

But then no creature could ever compare to you.

Your chest heaves, you cough, you scream

But only I hear you breathe your last,

And watch you slip into an unending dream

Of the days, the nights, the life, that past,

The glorious days, the steamy nights,

The stolen kisses, the freakish frights,

The torture that was your last fortnight.

Yeah now that I think about it,

You probably were happy,

But I no longer care, as you can see.

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  1. Porous
    October 29, 2008 at 8:35 pm

    good one chilli..very well written..one of your best :d

  2. January 21, 2009 at 10:57 am

    I love this! It’s really good.
    I wonder why dark stuff always appeals to me more than the really happy happy joy joy things? Hmmm…

  3. preethi aka angel!
    January 29, 2009 at 1:07 pm

    hey jus read up this poem of ur blog!! and must say gud work!!! 🙂

  4. carloverash
    May 9, 2009 at 4:42 pm

    er…good 😛
    although i can’t say i could read all of it 😛

  5. January 8, 2010 at 12:09 am

    why so serious?…nevertheless splendid…pretty intense but brilliant

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