Cynthia BuhainBaello

Rookie - 874 Points (November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

A Baby's Laughter


Each time I hear a baby's laughter
I feel a tickle in my heart.

I have to stop and listen better
Catching each note of musical art.

Such innocent laugh in joy released,
A soothing balm for a wearied soul.

All earthly worries seem to ease,
A baby's laughter makes me whole.




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(Composed July 18,2008 -Tarlac City Philippines

Submitted: Friday, June 26, 2009
Edited: Monday, January 12, 2015

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  • Rookie - 234 Points Lawerence Mize (8/13/2014 7:24:00 PM)

    Very nice. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,192 Points Kanniappan Kanniappan (7/1/2013 12:19:00 AM)

    Hi Cynthia,
    I like this poem about the baby's laughter. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,586 Points Bri Edwards (11/16/2012 2:06:00 PM)

    cynthia, I LIKE IT. i'm not sure if you meant to type laugh IN joy or laugh IS joy.....or how about innocent joy in laugh released? ? anyway, i got the nice comment from you about my poem ' when wife's in japan'. i tried to send you a private message but the site says you don't accept those. i don't blame you. so here in this comment IS my message: i don't know what transgressive meter is, not having studied the construction of poems (like in a classroom) . i get an idea for a topic and roll with my thoughts, often guided by my quest to usually rhyme and to often be humorous. thanks again for comment. bri (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Beth Johnson (7/2/2012 10:20:00 PM)

    Nice job! This was great so much joy.Really short left almost wanting more.I liked the last line the best :) beth (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Williams (6/7/2012 11:29:00 PM)

    A Beautiful poem, This poem leaves a good feeling afterwords. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 619 Points Louis Rams (4/26/2012 9:17:00 AM)

    a baby s laughter is a blessing in disguise, it relieves your burdens so that you can fly. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Katherine Cote (4/14/2012 9:57:00 AM)

    I love this poem - you have truly captured the feeling of what a baby's laugh does to one's soul! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 171 Points Richard D. Remler (4/13/2012 4:43:00 PM)

    Well stated. There's nothing quite like the exuberant laughter of a child. I really enjoyed this. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Thyris Taylor (3/30/2012 1:19:00 AM)

    I really like this poem. Beautiful expression, and clever use of language. Wonderful writing. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,181 Points Walterrean Salley (3/7/2012 2:11:00 AM)

    Pure and innocent, a baby's laughter powerfully influences our emotions, making us, along with them, laugh with all lightheartedness too. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,935 Points Ken E Hall (2/18/2012 5:07:00 AM)

    Nice loving thoughts on the sound of purity a child's laughter nothing is better...luvli...regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 276 Points Naida Nepascua Supnet (10/10/2011 9:08:00 AM)

    this is so right
    a child's laughter is distressing
    and bringing joy to one's heart

    i like the 'soothing balm for a wearied heart' (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Alaude Solus (4/19/2010 5:34:00 AM)

    Very nice poem. It gives the joyful meaning of a newborn's laughter. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Monica Sevilla (2/28/2010 7:59:00 PM)

    wonderful poem! i love it..read my poem 'angelmine'in the second stanza you can relate to this poem..coz that poem was dedicated to my little angel whose smile and laughter was always my medicine (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Monica Sevilla (2/28/2010 7:57:00 PM)

    nice poem..i remembered the lines in the poem angelmine
    days have passed i made so many mistakes
    ive shed so many tears
    but just a smile from you takes it all away and i can
    make it through everytime you are with me! ! !
    that poem i made was dedicated to my baby..
    yes its true that there laughter can take away all the pains and sufferings in just a minute (Report) Reply

  • Rookie John Oconnell (2/18/2010 6:56:00 AM)

    yes and no.
    about God's gamble with us its in St. Paul my lady.

    john (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lynn Glover (2/11/2010 10:51:00 AM)

    Hi Cynthia, like you I live and breathe rhythm style poetry. I really can almost hear the baby's laughter as you drew me right into the heart of your poem. Great Write. Your friend Lynn (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Chitra - (8/26/2009 1:27:00 AM)

    wonderful...i could hear the sonorous laughter through these fine words! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 302 Points Indira Renganathan (7/29/2009 10:07:00 AM)

    The last line is superb...kindly read my poem'smile infantile'....thanks (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ro'ya Abdulaal (7/4/2009 4:24:00 AM)

    short but very sweet and deep, aren't babies just sooooooo innocent, I love your your little poem, well expressed (Report) Reply

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