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Hidden within the laughter

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Hidden within the laughter

the target of their funny, he laughs back the tears.


My second Monoku

Written December 8th, 2013

I had originaly written another for the contest
but I like this one better.

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  1. Date: 4/18/2014 8:32:00 AM

    Richard Short but very full of power and emotion. The feelings are very clear in so few words. thank you for the great comment on my Deadly Drinking poem.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 4/18/2014 9:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    My pleasure Robin.
  1. Date: 3/15/2014 10:16:00 AM

    Good morning, Richard.. Congratulations with your one amazing line....~SKAT~

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 3/15/2014 11:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks SKAT.
  1. Date: 3/13/2014 9:19:00 AM

    Congrats, well done, too true

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 3/13/2014 9:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Roger.
  1. Date: 3/12/2014 9:33:00 AM

    Congrats on your winning line..Thanks for the visit to my page with congrats..Sara

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 3/12/2014 9:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    My pleasure Sara.
  1. Date: 3/10/2014 5:11:00 PM

    congratulations for your win, Richard. Now I am curious what the other one was !!! hmmm, I am looking below at my remark to you and it seems I had told you she would prefer the other one. But it's great that you are still on the winners list and this one is very worthy.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 3/10/2014 5:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Andrea, perhaps I should have taken your advice.
  1. Date: 3/10/2014 4:53:00 PM

    - One Amazing Line - Congratulations on your fine win, Richard ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 3/10/2014 5:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks so much Anne Lise.
  1. Date: 12/12/2013 9:31:00 AM

    A touching depiction of silent grief

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 12/13/2013 8:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Monterey.
  1. Date: 12/9/2013 11:58:00 PM

    I think Broken wings might like that first one better simply because it seems more her style. Now I want to read all four of yours and see MY favorite.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 12/10/2013 7:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for the feedback .
  1. Date: 12/9/2013 6:33:00 PM

    This is intense with emotion........and I think we have all been in such a place. Wow!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 12/9/2013 6:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Carrie, you are right and it is not a very nice position to be in.
  1. Date: 12/9/2013 1:42:00 PM

    this had more sting than the rest.. amazing work, rich!..huggs

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 12/9/2013 6:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Huggs back.
  1. Date: 12/9/2013 12:07:00 AM

    oh, I LOVE this one! What a great message in that one little line! wow. Perfect for the contest!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 12/9/2013 9:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Becca.
  1. Date: 12/8/2013 8:47:00 PM

    Can relate! Nice job....

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 12/9/2013 9:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I'm sorry to hear that. Hugs Rick.
  1. Date: 12/8/2013 6:47:00 PM

    Nicely penned for the contest. Good luck!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 12/9/2013 9:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I can always use some good luck.
  1. Date: 12/8/2013 2:05:00 PM

    For me.....I may smile...but they spill over anyway....Good one, Richard.... I like them both...

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 12/9/2013 9:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I can see that, I think that is an endearing quality. Which of the three do you like best?
  1. Date: 12/8/2013 11:44:00 AM

    I was very familiar with that emotion as a young one. Very nice Richard.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 12/9/2013 9:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You are still young and I hope all your laughter now is accompanied by joy.