|Satire Poetry posted December 30, 2013||Chapters:||...34 35 -36- 37...|
A chapter in the book To Cherish Thorns
Alone Smiles A Fool
Fortune smiles for the sake of irony, whether
it stops for a visit or not
Perhaps, it is a sense of humor that causes it
to catch your eye
then coyly glance away
making you doubt your own senses
How silly you feel when you wave your hand
and then bend your arm awkwardly
to scratch your head
pretending that your intentions were always so
just like her
the glitter girl
smiles for the many miles of maybes
that you dreamed of
Are they mocking you as though you are chubby?
but you are not the pie-eating champion this year
Winks for the crowd making faces behind you
vanishing just as you turn around
you are just too slow
Dancing dervish, you are not
The polka won't be in style forever more
You dive off a cliff
and they all laugh
Your vertigo wouldn't even allow
a belly flop splash to get them wet
But, you aren't really afraid of heights
You are just afraid
Why are you smiling?
The dandy feeling of being in love with a girl that couldn't care less about you and doesn't even know that you exist. Good times!!Pays one point and 2 member cents.
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