Rate this poem:(0.00 / 0 votes)

Good Humor



Comic antics of the clown can lift the spirit high.
A good laugh puts no one down:
ethics and taste apply.
Chuckles are internal grins resembling quiet mirth.
They're replacement for chagrins,
disquietude and dearth.
Humorous events in life are often ludicrous.
"Gallows amusements" suffice
for the ridiculous.
Smiles are secret messages of kindness from the heart.
They transmit sweet presages
using conceptual art.
Jesters show buffoonery with cockeyed, crazy play.
Results from tomfoolery
is gladness they convey.
Snickers are giggles suppressed: partial, covert titter.
Jocularity's accessed
making quick-step skitter.
Font size:
 

Submitted on January 13, 2010

27 sec read
7 Views

Discuss this Wallace Dean LaBenne poem with the community:

0 Comments

    Translation

    Find a translation for this poem in other languages:

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this poem to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Good Humor" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 17 Oct. 2021. <https://www.poetry.com/poem/72529/good-humor>.

    Become a member!

    Join our community of poets and poetry lovers to share your work and offer feedback and encouragement to writers all over the world!

    Browse Poetry.com

    Quiz

    Are you a poetry master?

    »
    Which author is considered to be Scotland’s national poet?
    • A. Robert Louis Stevenson
    • B. Robert Burns
    • C. Danny Boyle
    • D. Edwin Morgan

    Our favorite collection of

    Famous Poets

    »