Song lyrics to Be A Clown, written by Cole Porter, performed by Judy Garland and Gene Kelly in The Pirate (1948)
Be a clown, be a clown,
All the world loves a clown.
Act a fool, play the calf,
And you’ll always have the last laugh. (more…)
Frogs. Frogs. Frogs, they are everywhere.
Frogs. Frogs. Frogs croaking fill the air.
Louder. Louder. Louder is their blasting blare
and there’s no silence in the night. (more…)
The Circus – poem by Red Skelton
Red Skelton wrote this poem in honor of his father, a former circus clown, whom Red never knew — Red’s father died two months before Red was born. Years later, a young Red also clowned in the circus — at the very same circus where his father had performed years before. (more…)