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Laugh To Keep From Cryin (Reposted, for Contest)
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

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I do this every day...believe me.

i'm gonna laugh to keep from cryin
live to keep from dyin
specially when the blue turn to grey
when the storms of life blow thru here
there can't be no room for fear
& i'll laugh to keep from cryin today

i am gonna pray to keep from cussin
stop this useless fussin
i gotta change my attitude somehow
let calm & peace run thru me
instead of hate & fury

let me be a nicer person right now

i am gonna be nice to my brothers
my sisters & all others
to all of the people sharin my space
i can't afford to be mean
can't let hatred come between

'cause we're all members of the human race

i am gonna vow to keep on writin
pray for the end of fightin
maybe together, we'll have an impact
God, i certainly hope so
let these words grow & grow
let's do our part to change the way we act


i am gonna laugh to keep from cryin
laugh to keep from dyin
that is what i want you to do today
when the storms of life blow thru here
learn to overcome the fear
remember blue skies always follow grey

(C) Karla Dorman, 2003



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Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
(((Karla)))

This is an inspiring and upbeat write; love the message it conveys! I know sometimes it is hard to laugh when one is facing pain and/or seemingly unending adversity, but Karla, you are strong, and I have complete faith and confidence in you, that you will emerge from your struggles with victory! BRAVA, for sharing such a wonderful write! (((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn (the Story Queen here at AD; thanks for your little message in my mailbox this morning!). :D Love you LOTS, Karla!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Excellent write Karla!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Karla this is excellent writing and excllent advise...
God Bless
~Michelle~
Reviewed by Amor Sabor
Excellent work, Karla
Amor
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
There is much good advice for all here. Thank you for this offering. Love and peace, Regis.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Karla, I think this one should the win the newest contest for poetry, as it has great merit! Peace, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by William Bonilla
A wonderful write ... Karla
enjoyed much

William
Reviewed by Sarah Tagert
very inspiring write, glad you shared it here!
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw)
Oh, I do remember this one, Karla, and still love it as much! Thank you for sharing it again.... stay strong....
In Spirit,
Bear
Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang
Very inspirational and motivational
write! Awesome poem!
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Very motivating and inspiring write Karla! We all have our tribulations and and attitude of gratitude is the only way to overcome!Thanks for sharing!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
"blue skies always follow grey" - What a wonderful message this is!~

An excellent write, Karla!

Sandie Angel a.k.a. May Lu :o)
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
Laughter doeth good like medicine..
Proven people who laugh at life live longer.

Excellent poem sweetie..
Thanks praying for you too.

wa..do

Peggy
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Very inspiring, wise write. Laughing with you, with full understanding. Hugs!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
What else can we do sometimes, but laugh. Enjoyed this, Karla! Those blue skies are coming; I can feel it in the wind.
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