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Beethoven, Watering the Judgment Fires

The man at the bus stop,
the perfect Blinky-The-Clown,
but with red, curly hair
extending out like fluffy
wings and the smooth bald spot,
not so spiffy in his gray sweats,
bouncing to and fro, left and right,
in a tremendous display of perpetual
motion, and I observe with shocking
alacrity that he is successfully
keeping time with the
Beethoven
Rondeau
ringing my ears
with joy.

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  1. #1 by Hawkruh on June 3, 2012 - 6:23 am

    Thanks for the smile!

    • #2 by Carl on June 4, 2012 - 9:35 pm

      It’s interesting – This came from a dark feeling but it ended up being more humorous than dark and that is just fine!

  2. #3 by claudia on June 4, 2012 - 12:27 pm

    made me smile as well…love how you describe him…and then connecting to the beethoven rondeau…very cool

    • #4 by Carl on June 4, 2012 - 9:36 pm

      Thank you for visiting, Claudia. I appreciate your comment.

  3. #5 by Yates Custom Lawn Sprinklers on July 3, 2012 - 4:03 pm

    I love clowns and I love Beethoven! Very inspiring music the man who became mostly deaf. Thanks for the poetry!

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