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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Comedian

This is an old piece that I recently came across.

When I'm high on depression
And bursting with rage
I've got this face of happy,
That makes love to the stage.

You like it,
But it's deceiving.
I fear it,
These thoughts I'm conceiving.

I'll play it out for you,
This maddening dance.
You'll clap and you'll laugh
At my circumstance.

I bow and step down
And become me again,
But all you'll ever really know
Is the comedian.


On another note, as some of you know, I was blogging at a different site last year. It just didn't feel like "me". I'm back to writing on this blog.

4 comments:

  1. YEAH!! I like you better here. :)

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  2. I'm glad you're here. It makes me happy.

    Love,
    Janieola

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  3. Thanks Juli and Janie. It's good to be back!

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  4. Dear Stephanie, I'm glad to see you back here. I've missed you. As to the poem, I think we all wear masks at times as the ancient Greeks used to do when they presented plays. The important thing, I think, is knowing that we are, for whatever reason, wearing a mask with this or that person or in this or that situation. Peace.

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