Treasure Island

Dr John Celes

(14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Sonnet: Laughter


If we can laugh, our heart-aches disappear!
Our minds become freed off tensions and stress;
If we make others laugh, they lose their fear,
And become dear, starting to us caress.

Laughter is good for both the young and old;
Laughter can turn a foe into a friend;
Laughter can help forget our woes, be bold;
Laughter can bring to grief, an early end.

Laughter is life’s most precious medicine;
Laughter is soothing balm for all our ills;
Laughter is euphoric much more than wine,
Causing no harm to one/ increasing bills.
Then laugh and be merry, whenever you can,
For, that’s the way to live life better, man.

Submitted: Thursday, February 12, 2004
Edited: Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read poems about / on: laughter, grief, friend, fear, life, heart, sonnet, lost

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Sonnet: Laughter by Dr John Celes )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Overflowing (HAIKU), Shqipe Prence
  2. Introverter, B.. Alexander
  3. Can You Blame Me!, Lora Colon
  4. A SPECIAL LANGUAGE لغة خاصة, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  5. Ikaw lang, Jesus James Llorico
  6. SEASONS' PRETTY CLOTHES, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  7. Daily Grind, Charles Hice
  8. Winter (HAIKU), Shqipe Prence
  9. The Real Robber, Monojit Chatterjee
  10. Untitle II, Seira LNlee94

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Frost

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Ernest G Moll

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]