Smoky Hoss

Gold Star - 14,439 Points (01 may 1962 / U.S.A.)

The Laurels Of Laughter - Poem by Smoky Hoss

Joe Lightheart
was his name,
being jolly
his claim to fame-
He'd laugh at this
he'd laugh at that,
he'd laugh from his boots
up to his hat-
From the day of his birth
he'd always laugh and smile,
to hear or tell a joke
he'd gladly walk a mile-
No news was too bad
no opinion too sour,
his joy was unbreakable
hour upon hour-
That is until the fateful day when he laughed
at his wife in her new dress,
now poor Joe cannot even offer up a smile...
his broken teeth are such a mess-

Topic(s) of this poem: humor, life

Comments about The Laurels Of Laughter by Smoky Hoss

  • (5/24/2015 2:09:00 PM)

    Rhyming and full of energy. Beautifully written. :) (Report)Reply

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  • Kim Barney (5/24/2015 1:12:00 PM)

    Hilarious, Smoky!
    Well done. Enjoyed it very much.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 24, 2015

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