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Being Happy is the Greatest Protest of all

December 5, 2014

The definitions of the world on offer are inadequate

We can devise better ones of our own

Let us agree that being happy is the finest form of rebellion

And tyranny, whether in powerful or petty forms, to be met

With a carefree but understanding smile

Because, no matter what forces conspire

Whatever miseries attempt to take over and drive us apart

No measure or distance can divide us

Or break the conspiracy of our hearts

If joy is the purpose of our revolt

Then love must be our weapon of choice

Tenderness dispensed without mercy or favour

Mutual respect and regard the only agenda.

When we take charge we can take responsibility

For urgent debts and making everything better

But keeping it nice must be the primary law.

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