The Fool in the Mirror, a clown poem by Tom Raymond
The man sits wearily in front of the mirror
the sound of laughter ringing in his ears
a fool stares back at him.
A faint grin tugs at his lips
as he wipes the smile off his face
and stores it back in the jar. Continue reading
Everybody Loves a Clown song lyrics
Everybody loves a clown, so why don’t you?
Everybody laughs at the things that I say and do.
They all laugh when they say me coming,
But you don’t laugh; you just go home running. Continue reading
Song lyrics to Something Bad Happened To A Clown, by Warren Zevon
Every touch is measured out
Every word is written down
Sunny skies are seldom seen
In the land of few and far between
And everybody wears a frown Continue reading
Send In The Clowns Lyrics as performed by Frank Sinatra
[written by Steven Sondheim, Recorded June 22, 1973, Hollywood]
This is a song about a couple of adult people who have spent, oh, quite a long time together, till one day, one of ’em gets restless and decides to leave. Whether it’s the man or woman who left is unimportant. It’s a breakup. It’s a lovely marriage of words and music, written by Stephen Sondheim.
Isn’t it rich? Are we a pair?
Me here at last on the ground and you in mid-air
Send in the clowns Continue reading
A Dying Child
I saw a twinkle in his eye
how strange for someone who soon will die
Then a smile on his face
how strange for such a place
He laughed and giggled as I walked by
how strange for someone who soon will die Continue reading