Here Today and Gone Tomorrow

Unfortunately happiness
Depends a little more than less
On undependable, and hence
Absurdly charming elements.

Margaret Fishback, "Here Today Gone Tomorrow" from I Feel Better Now.  Copyright © 1932 by Margaret Fishback.  Reprinted by permission of Anthony Antolini.
Source: I Feel Better Now (E. P. Dutton, 1932)
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