Treasure Island

Stanley Cooper

(August 4th,1926 / New York City)

Tongue In Cheek (2)


Some things written with tongue-in-cheek
Misunderstood can cause some pique
If someone who is humorless
Fails to see your fun finesse

Humor is a trait to treasure
A trait most often spreading pleasure
To spread a laugh, a smile or two
Seems the human thing to do

Yet sometimes when one’s too cheeky
He may seem to some a bit too freaky
So it may be wise to show restraint
‘Cause freaky is what you know you ain’t

Submitted: Friday, December 26, 2008
Edited: Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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  • Jim Norausky (12/26/2008 11:36:00 PM)

    Stanley, You are spot on with this poem. Maturity adds a lot to the search in life that all go through. Humor allows us to endure, Good write. (Report) Reply

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