David Beaty
1 min readSep 29, 2020


The Happy Place

The happy place

Sends beams of light

Into a waiting world

Tidings of good cheer

Hope standing

Shoulder to shoulder

With despair

It is necessary

Air to lungs

For who can live

With the threats

Of constant darkness?



David Beaty

Novelist, screenwriter, poet. Fan of all things writing, film, music. Married forty-two years. Dog lover.