Why Laugh?

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I laugh because
crying pains
whining bores
no one wants to hear
the woes of another

I laugh because
I finally see humor
in our refusal to
be happily delighted
with life.

I laugh because
all is illusion
designed to teach
us how to laugh!

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9 Responses to Why Laugh?

  1. Laughter is contagious… Love your poem Pat…. Keep Laughing… its the only way! xxx Hugs Sue


  2. There is nothing better than a child’s laugh Pat.


  3. Love this, you got to laugh your way through life otherwise you miss out on so much.


  4. whenwemumble says:

    I love your writing!


  5. Love this. There are so many opportunities to laugh that are missed. Life is funny!! 🙂


  6. I love this pat x I try to laugh but sometimes it verges on hysteria! The thing that makes me laugh deep, loud and true is the grandchildren. They do and say the funniest things 💝


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