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Happiness is just outside my window
Would it crash blowing 80-miles an hour?
Or is happiness a little more like knocking
On your door, and you just let it in?

Happiness feels a lot like sorrow
Let it be, you can’t make it come or go
But you are gone- not for good but for now
Gone for now feels a lot like gone for good

Happiness is a firecracker sitting on my headboard
Happiness was never mine to hold
Careful child, light the fuse and get away
‘Cause happiness throws a shower of sparks

Happiness damn near destroys you
Breaks your faith to pieces on the floor
So you tell yourself, that’s enough for now
Happiness has a violent roar

Happiness is like the old man told me
Look for it, but you’ll never find it all
But let it go, live your life and leave it
Then one day, wake up and she’ll be home
Home, home, home



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    The_UnconqueredApr 4, 2010 at 10:46 pm
    Chasing after happiness is about as productive as chasing after a butterfly. But then you stop in exhaustion and take in life in all its beauty as you rest -- and then you notice that, quite unexpectedly, it's landed on your shoulder. :)
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    UnregisteredAug 2, 2012 at 5:37 am
    Happiness is something you can't chase or find, it just comes to you and you have to just except it. You shouldn't hold onto it too tightly or it will slip away just be content with it when you hav it and when you don't have it know it will come when you stop looking for it.
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    UnregisteredApr 18, 2012 at 9:09 pm
    Happiness is just a temporary emotion that we experience just as we do with sadness, fear, anger. If it is desired too much, then we miss out on it completely because you can't be desperate and happy at the same time. It's best to learn to be content. Then you can find your smiles. :)
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    KlkoJan 23, 2010 at 1:23 pm
    The Fray has this wonderful ability to name the things with their right names. A slow and pleasant song about such a simple thing as Happiness, which many people are today looking for. Including me... I think, that many of us would find ourselves in these lyrics. Happiness is so hard to get.. I guess, theres just one way. Do not stop trying, always grabbing her, when you have the chance, aim for your goal and dont be afraid...

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