The Show Must Go On

May 11, 2009
By Nika Allahverdi SILVER, Los Angeles, California
Nika Allahverdi SILVER, Los Angeles, California
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A day before Mothers’ Day
In the greenroom backstage,
The janitor told us
That his mother had just passed away.

Broom in hand,
He swept the floor.
And I almost heard him whisper
That the show
Must go
On.

Above, the audience clapped.
They laughed as the curtain closed.
In the dark the crew changed the set
And the show
Did go
On.



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Shahed GOLD said...
on May. 10 2010 at 5:54 pm
Shahed GOLD, Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
"People are like tea bags, they don't realize their own strength until they're dropped in hot water "
“People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway."

Well yesterday was mothers day! Im sorry, this is so sad! My bff's mom died before mother's day! I like it so much, its so sad!


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