arbitrary stuff that comes to mind: whenever I feel like thinking aloud

Friday, December 16, 2011

Look at the Clown …

Look at the Clown
Tumbling his balls
You don’t see his heart
How loudly it calls

He smiles cos’ he’s happy
And a little bit vain
It keeps him from going
Entirely insane

And his Heart?
Well its given
And given to you
Now isn’t that interesting,
Crazy mad thing to do?

image from a portion of an 1878 drawing by C. M. Newton in Sporting and Dramatic News, of a performance of The Forty Thieves


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