Where’s the Silly?

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(Yesterday’s post was a bit of a downer so I wanted to lighten things up a bit.Have a great Sunday! )

Some people might adopt the notion that
while you are on your journey to adulthood
you must trade your silliness for a book
on proper behavior.
I challenge why, when we grow up,
we tend to put away our laughter,
our childish warp, our silly….
the great sense of hilariousness
of our youth.
This is a bit like being introduced
to a room full of empty chairs.
Laughter and silliness blasts anxiety,
making you feel better; sleep better,
and love your neighbor a little more.
Ultimately, I don’t think we need to
read a book on being a proper adult
or trade in our enormously young
and alive apparatus for a staunch,
stiff, and boring persona.
Where Is your silly?
It’s in all of us – If suppressed in the past
it can be unleashed  in us once again
We should have the same two wishes
at 25, 45 and 65.
1) Have Fun and 2) Have Fun.
Obviously, we can not always walk a
fun course – That thing called life
steps right on our face from time to time.
But if you can be an “adult” and still be
called “silly”, well I think you should
consider that a huge compliment.
You know where the silly is
because it’s alive and well inside of you.

© DiAnne Ebejer

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About DiAnne Ebejer

I am retired and live on the East coast of Florida where I spend much of my time reading, playing with photography and trying to write some "poetry and then some" at dianneebejer.wordpress.com. I care deeply about many things and wish there was much more love and compassion in this world today. I also have a part time blog "Thought You Might Like This" diannesthingsat.wordpress.com used for special projects and occasional things of interest
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