They Say Laughter Heals #poetry #photography

faces

It’s written somewhere: “all the world’s a stage”

for most of the ship’s bells

I feigned my parts well

putting on the costume required

the chameleon of your choice

“at your service sirs and ma’am”

smiles on a tray, kudos close at hand

to stroke the narcissus bloom

“mental instability” because I didn’t rub your lantern

all my gifts stirred in a vat

smiles, frowns they are just that

but refreshment comes in from the east

laugh lines are complete

no need to pretend

silliness I still can’t comprehend

laughter fills my play

rose blooms  on winter days

your warm chuckle melting rays

there’s light as the dawns rise

giggles escape like fireflies

and the sun and I over the miles

always seem to smile

color of dawn

The challenge at Poet’s United Midweek motif is “The Role of Laughter?”

“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.”

~Khalil Gibran~

Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/k/khalilgibr162061.html#x8kR0zTj90XHuGjs.99

Love Never Ends #poetry #photography #4u

heart in ivy

What if this day

was my end

would you see my smile

in the skies?

would you hear my laughter

rustling through the trees

would you see my fingers

rustling summer’s breeze?

Were this to be

my last  and final day

would you always know

that you made my spirit  glow?

would you hear songs that I sang

just around the bend

my love’s  forever chorus

you can on this depend

look for it in the spring

grasp for  it in the stars

and never doubt my love

its  always deepening

Tribute to a Smile #poetry #photography #smiles

If only I could cast away the pain

with a word

or a phrase

 holding back the rain

with a red umbrella

If only I could lie here

surrounded by down pillows

candlelight glow

 catching every tear

in a crystal bottle

If only we could dance before the moon

white cascade

billowing at our feet

snowflakes in silver spoon

reflecting smiles

If only I could scatter like confetti

rain, tears, snow

like laughter it would go

starlight always ready

into a joyful world

My youngest is a child no longer. Happy Birthday H!!!!

Child’s Play #poetry #children #photography

happychild's play

sweet bubbling laughter

discovery light’s each day

catch the song of a child

as he delight’s in simple play

Photography: “Happy Boy” “Child’s Play” ©L. Moon

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