If only life
weren’t any less simple
than telling the people
around me
what I felt about them
how I enjoyed living each day
what brought me joy and laughter,

If only, I could say
how the most simple things
contain the greatest intricacies,
knowing how someone, special
makes life worth living, regardless
of the turning and troubles
of this great big globe
and all the lives contained
on it,

If only by writing
these few words,
rather poor in the richness
of the language,
if only they could make
the difference between
a good day, or a bad one

If only,
I could change the course
of life for one person
to the better,

If only