Raj Arumugam


O Thalia, Muse Of Comedy - Poem by Raj Arumugam

O Thalia
O muse of Comedy
we have much need of you
these days of anxiety
of men and women of severe words and intent
so then Let us Laugh
instead:
there’s too much sobriety
too many of grave countenance

tear down the masks
O Thalia, Muse of Comedy;
let us hold up the mask of Comedy instead
for all this seriousness and ambition of the world
and the words and fire of Great Men of Ambition and Prophecy
all that is but petty, vain and self-promotion;
the world and all establishment
is all laughable, ridiculous, plain comedy
The Mask of Comedy is the Mirror of Truth;
hold it up to the World
O sacred Thalia, Muse of Comedy

Listen to this poem:

Comments about O Thalia, Muse Of Comedy by Raj Arumugam

There is no comment submitted by members..



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?



Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 31, 2011



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]