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Rosy Nose, a poem by Kenn Nesbitt

Freckles the Clown
one morning bent down
to sniff at a lovely red rose,

but lifted the blossom
too close to the awesome
expanse of his bubbly red nose.

To this day that poor rose
no longer has petals;
they’re now stuck in the nose
of a clown named Freckles.

Copyright © 1995, Kenn Nesbitt
All Rights Reserved
Sample more of Kenn’s work at  http://www.nesbitt.com/


Computer nerd by day, professional clown on evenings and weekends (Raynbow), who combines the two by maintaining a bunch of websites dedicated to the history and performances of clowning, such as Free Clown Skits, and comedy such as Best Clean Funny Jokes.
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