I like interjecting humor in my writing once in a while. I sometimes laugh at my own writing if I’ve made a typographical error that could be interpreted the wrong way. At other times, my writing has made people laugh when it hadn’t seemed funny.
Years ago, I was attending a poetry workshop with my friend Rose, with whom I’ve attended many such writing activities. In the morning, we were doing a writing exercise. Rose was seated next to me, and we were writing along, minding our own business, when suddenly, she let loose with a loud belch, followed by a cry of embarrassment.
Poor Rose, she’s a grandmother and a Methodist, not usually given to loud expulsions of wind. It was all I could do to keep from laughing. I somehow managed to get myself under control and finish the exercise. Later, during a break, Rose said that during that time, I’d looked like I was in pain, and she asked [Keep reading at] https://abbiescorner.wordpress.com/2020/11/04/laughter-the-best-medicine-wednesday-words-poetry/
| November 4, 2020 at 1:00 am | Tags: Abbie Johnson Taylor, Belching, Humor, Laughter, Poetry Prompts, Poetry Workshops, Writing | Categories: Humor, Inspiration, Poetry, Wednesday Words, Writing Prompts