Is Content Better than Happy?

Heather Kinnane
2 min readJul 24, 2023

A Prose-Poem-Pondering

Sunlight piercing the tree canopy and shining on an empty road
Photo by JOHN TOWNER on Unsplash

I am content now.

(In this specific moment, as I sit by the roaring fire and watch the rain through the window).

You brought me such incredible joy.

Highs like I’ve never before experienced. A sense of what an incredible person I am, me, as I am now, with no requirements to change things, or fix things, or be…



Heather Kinnane

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