Treasure Island

vince gullaci

(Italy)

The Laughing Clown


Laughter
Is not laughter
At all
But beneath
The grease paint
An upside down
Smile.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Edited: Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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  • Sidi Mahtrow (6/27/2006 5:41:00 AM)

    Causes me to remember Red Skelton. Under his character's frown was always a smile.
    (Or as Bob Hope said, 'Thanks for the memory.'
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