Learn More

Clare McWilliams

Rookie (05/05/1977 / Bangor, Northern Ireland)

A Comedy Of Errors


A Comedy of Errors Date Written 18/10/2007
The whole world is a stage
I am, but, an errant actor
Who refuses to learn her lines.

A wannabe writer of her own play,
Theatrical themes, plays within plays.
I call to the cowering cast:

Observe the petty producers
Pushing pointless purposes..
We follow..
We act. We fluff. We shine.
We DIE...

And all the time we crave the apathetic applause.
The show must go on
Despite nobody watching.
Mimetic mirrors muzzle our minds.
Producers choose directors,
Directors choose actors,
Actors choose props..

Made and sold by those same producers
Who bought the writers..
Of this comedy of errors.

Submitted: Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Comedy Of Errors by Clare McWilliams )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. A Child's Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  8. A Smile To Remember, Charles Bukowski
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. Winter Solstice, Jacqueline C Nash

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

A little while a little love
The hour yet bears for thee and me
Who have not drawn the veil to see
If still our heaven be lit above.
Thou merely, at the day's last sigh,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Retrace, Sunny Chopra
  2. Diversity-in-Unity*, Tushar Ray
  3. Nobody Home - 2. Passive Voice, Joseph Archer
  4. a written poem, animesh sapkota
  5. Nobody Home - 1. Forever We Roll, Joseph Archer
  6. Losing Interest, Dawson Walter Smith
  7. Thirteen Ways To Look at Flowers, Mason Liu
  8. Suicide, Michael P. McParland
  9. Man in the Moon, Diana Landry Bardsly
  10. Indian English Poetry: A Study In Scatte.., Bijay Kant Dubey
[Hata Bildir]