Might As Well Have a Good Laugh

poem by: Michael Wise
Written on Dec 14, 2016

When you are in trouble

and start seeing double

you might as well have a good laugh

 

Cause sorrow and crying

and excessive sighing

can shorten your lifespan by half

 

If buried in debt

why brood in regret

when smiles are just what you need?

 

Don't worry or panic

no need to be manic

far better to chuckle, indeed

 

Has your tire lost air?

Don't give it a care

just change it and be on your way

 

If right after that

another goes flat

then dial up your triple A

 

If someone does hurt you

and then they desert you

just let it roll right off your back

 

Let out a guffaw

for there is no law

requiring you to attack

 

If hauled into court

then be a good sport

and burst forth in squeals of delight

 

They may think you mad

but you will be glad

as they drag you off into the night

 

No more bills to pay

nor dragons to slay

committed for standing the gaff

 

In your padded cell

your own private hell

you might as well have a good laugh

 

 

© Mike Wise

3/15/14 

 

Tags: humor,

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Cecilia Crasto commented:
Behind the humor you make a lot of sense,I can relate to your style of writing...good poem
Michael Wise commented:
Many thanx Cecilia!
Maria Williams commented:
Don't worry, be happy. You could turn this into a song you know.
Paddy Clegg commented:
Metering and syllable count? Good beat and flow. Another joy to ead
Paddy Clegg commented:
Metering and syllable count? Good beat and flow. Another joy to read
Michael Wise commented:
I thank u all!
Christopher Russon commented on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:11pm
Love this poem very humourous.

 

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