Rajaram Ramachandran

Gold Star - 20,237 Points (13-7-31 (see reverse) / Chennai born, now at Juhu, Mumbai, India)

Laughter Is The Best Medicine - Poem by Rajaram Ramachandran

'Laughter is the best medicine, '
To everyone, this is well known,
But now-a-days, it's rarely seen
'Cause of more stress and strain.

In the good olden days,
There were royal ways,
For a king's laughter,
Got thro' a Court Jester.

To a Joker's club,
Or a Theatre pub,
One has to go today,
For buying one's joy.

Anger leads one to tension,
And laughter to relaxation,
But still why one chooses frustration,
Paying health a little attention?

It's said, 'An apple a day
Keeps the doctor away, '
Why a free-laugh, daily one can't try,
Rather going for an apple to buy?

This way one can be happy,
To lead a long life healthy,
And can grow further wealthy,
No more medicines, no more worry.


Comments about Laughter Is The Best Medicine by Rajaram Ramachandran

  • (3/7/2008 11:08:00 PM)


    I can attest,
    laughter pays its way into longivity.
    charles garcia
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  • (7/1/2006 9:54:00 AM)


    Another wonderful poem!
    yes, why go buy an apple when laughs can keep you fit!

    Preets
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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 19, 2004



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