SOLITUDE

Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone.For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,But has trouble enough of its own.Sing, and the hills will answer; Sigh, it is lost on the air.The echoes bound to a joyful sound,But shrink from voicing care. Rejoice, and men will seek you; Grieve,…