Laughter.

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laughter cannot cure all

Submitted: March 27, 2013

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My mom told me to laugh
Whenever I was sad;
“Even if it sounds fake,
You’ll feel better”
And she sealed her promise
With a kiss.

But I’ve been laughing
For 10 years now
And I still don’t feel
Anything
Besides the weight of depression
Pressing me down
Into the cold, hard earth.


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