Surviving - 2
Author: Barbara Goodhew


To keep from being sad and bitter we use humour.
It would be so easy to have no sense of humour.

We have to protect our sanity somehow.
Humour has been my protector.

Being grateful and happy is the best revenge.
People that do you harm can't believe that you can
be happy.

It is called SURVIVING.


Comments on this poem/writing:

Meri ( -- Wednesday, October 13 2004, 05:18 pm

There's nothing like it

Humor, surpasses all pain, all hurt, all guilt, all strife, all grief. By using such a tool as humor, we can laugh away our troubles and struggles, heck, I do it all the time! LOL!

Great one Lady Barb!
Smiley face,
Capricorn ( -- Wednesday, October 13 2004, 10:23 pm

Well said!

Laughter is the bet dose of medicine. It shows the bullies you can cope no matter what and makes you feel better at the same time
Terrie* ( -- Thursday, October 14 2004, 02:39 am

Barb,give them humour until ...

you have them laughing from the pit of their stomach until it hurts..Ya know,i was always told that the first greeting belongs to God, so i try,as a child would often say.. i try my bestest... and yea...sometimes some folks make it difficult and try to draw me into their negativity..but then i'm not phsycic and unaware how their day started out,i.. not being perfect am far from the closet clown that i can become, instead of getting bent all out of shape i break the ice and wala it breaks the chill, it always has helped me too when sadness befalls me instead of lingering...i share my humour w/a powerful smile, so smile away it becomes infectious...even thru it's power their frown disappears..

good it Barb..Have a beautiful Blessed Day...
barb ( -- Thursday, October 14 2004, 03:02 am

Thanks every1

Now all together (smile.)I'm working on getting those laugh lines around my mouth. I'm just about there.))))))
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