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The Laughter Of Women

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The laughter of women sets fire
to the Halls of Injustice
and the false evidence burns
to a beautiful white lightness

It rattles the Chambers of Congress
and forces the windows wide open
so the fatuous speeches can fly out

The laughter of women wipes the mist
from the spectacles of the old;
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Dr Antony Theodore 25 July 2020
he laughter of women, high-flying and subversive. Long before law and scripture we heard the laughter, we understood freedom. laughter of women.. symbolic. tony
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M Asim Nehal 17 January 2019
Excellent poem, I see a political satire in it, Nicely written.
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Laughter of a woman is so powerful that it joins everything.
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Susan Williams 18 March 2016
Ha! These verses know how to get a reader to grin and guffaw and they paint an awesome picture of life- - - ] - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The laughter of women wipes the mist from the spectacles of the old; it infects them with a happy flu and they laugh as if they were young again
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Patricia Clark 08 March 2015
Prisoners held in underground cells imagine that they see daylight when they remember the laughter of women Those three lines are so perfect. The man I care for loves my laugh more than anything, he laughs when he hears me laugh and always says, Oh my I love your laugh. Laughter is an aphrodisiac and as you state so well here, also a cure for so many things. Well done! Trish- I also really like this line: wipes the mist from the spectacles of the old.
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Colleen Courtney 17 May 2014
An interesting piece although not one of my favorites so far.
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