Laughter to tears

I laugh,

I laugh when things happen

When things are funny or sad

I laugh when things are unbelievable

I laugh when things are out-of-this world


I caught me laughing

I was laughing today

Because the news could not sink

I tried to laugh away the pain

I laugh when things are shocking


I see me laughing

I will need to laugh again

What is this I am hearing this time?

That a legend is dead!

I must express the hurt


Sadly, I do not even see

Any fun in this LAUGHTER

So, I will proceed to tears…


POEM WRITTEN ON 29/01/2019; On the news of Prof. Aize Obayan’s passing.

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