Happiness, Do Not Leave Me
Happiness, do not leave me.
by Kamand Kojouri
I know you, a capricious monarch
perching on the fortunate flowers you see.
I am too attached to this royalty now.
Can I make you rest here somehow?
I will offer you the nectar of every flower in blossom,
the honey of every fruit in harvest.
I will make the Earth a garden,
the entire universe a forest.
I beg of you not to flutter by.
I beg of you not to leave me, butter-coloured fly.
and for you,
I will create a home.