What is happiness?
A ray of sunlight glinting in the eye
An upwards tug at the corner of the mouth
A crinkle in the eye like an old leather boot
Aged, worn, but still content
Love. Life. Hope.
A reason to go on.
What is sadness?
A shard of ice melting in the eye
The irrepressible tremour at the corner of the mouth
A crinkle in the face like shattered glass
Broken, cracked, without a hope
Niente. Nada. Nothing.
No reason to go on.