My Brief Career As A Comedian

October 13, 2009
By Maffeau SILVER, Ocala, Florida
Maffeau SILVER, Ocala, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one."-John Lennon


Laughter.
All I hear is that f***ing laughter.
Incessant shrieks of laughter
Pounding away at my eardrums,
All directed towards me.

What’s so damn funny?!
Do I amuse you?!
Am I your clown?!

I’ve heard enough of it.
All my life, I’ve watched you do nothing
Except laugh at me,
But in some perverse way,
Your laughter says it all.
Now it’s my turn.

I know who I am.
I’m no joke.
I’m not some clown.
You are.
I’m the one
who should be laughing,
And I do,
At you.
Am I still funny?
HA!


The author's comments:
I was watching Saw one night and I heard the laughter of the creepy doll, which kinda soaked into my head and eventually, through hours of insomnia and weird thoughts, became this poem. Funny, huh?

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