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Tips For the Budding Humorist

April 23, 2011

Tell me: Are bugs falling from your ceiling
Or squirrels being chased around your house?
Could you write a funny rant with feeling
Or fantasize about a trailer house?

Then you may be sitting on a fortune
Just write it in an article for fun
And publish it online and very soon —
Well…all of your worrying will be done.

Humor could well be the way to great wealth
And you can laugh all the way to the bank.
Mentally, you will have such robust health
As you skip over the dark and the dank.

There’s just one lesson you will have to learn;
It’s very simple, but often ignored.
When counting your earnings, you will discern
This lesson: Humor is its own reward!

And the bank people will do the laughin’
As you tell them your latest anecdote
About seeing that irony was in
The great wealth of humor stories you wrote!

Mike Oberg

Photographer and former engineer, I write about things that bring me joy and passion. I believe God wants us all to laugh!

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8 Responses to Tips For the Budding Humorist

  1. May 16, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    My doc says my stool sample came back a bit irony, too.

  2. jack_sass
    April 28, 2011 at 10:12 pm

    I’d rather just win the lottery. Someone told me you have to buy tickets to do it though, bummer huh? 😉

  3. Fran Brockmyre
    April 26, 2011 at 9:53 am

    From your lips…. I didn’t know it, that you are a poet.

  4. April 24, 2011 at 8:32 am

    Ain’t this the truth! HA HA Very good Mike!

  5. Deb Martin-Webster
    April 24, 2011 at 8:18 am

    LOL Bravo Mike, I love this sound advice and plug for humor in poetic form!

  6. April 23, 2011 at 10:54 pm

    Nice one, Dad 🙂

  7. Mary Oberg
    April 23, 2011 at 10:43 pm

    Mike, so fun to know that Maria, Donna and Mayor Tom Lund are mentioned in your poem!

    • April 23, 2011 at 10:51 pm

      And Deb Martin, too!

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