Scary Clowns

Behind mask, grease paint

Does a clown hide ‘bad’ feelings

Guilt, guile, contentious

Thoughts and vilest hankerings

While displaying ‘happy’ face…

Some certainly do

Ask the children—dead, abused

Clowns can be scary

Loud, jumpy, not half-funny

Don’t take me to the circus

©Leyde Ryan,  2022 ~ All rights reserved.

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