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Beware the Clown / 28 April 2014

 

In the disguise of the clown it's a statement I make
A painted vision of what’s really at stake
Laugh at me, I'm sure you will
as I walk in face paint on up the hill
My hands droop down, my balloons are deflated
all this crap makes me constipated!

I shout:

I'M THE CLOWN OF JUSTICE
AND I'VE COME TO LET YOU KNOW
THAT IT'S TIME FOR IDS TO GO
REVOLUTION FOR THE PEOPLE
I STAND HERE FOR THEM
PORTRAYING OUR ANGER FOR NEWS AT 10

I hear them laughing, mutter under their breath
'look at this nutter in his fanciful dress!'
But inside I'm laughing, they just don't get it,
the joke is on them and this clown is well fit
to show them the errors of their wicked ways
I'll challenge corruption for the rest of my days

Then the G4S guards came out to play
using their uniforms to scare me away
Using the heavies against a clown
their reputation soon comes tumbling down

So I start with my poetry and watch their reaction
confusion and fear on their face slows their action
Hands held in front of them, skin turning grey
my poems keep on hitting them as they turn away

They have no defence for my hard hitting rhyme
as my words keep on pummelling, my poetry sublime
Then others protesters join in with this clown
repeating my words as the thugs tumble down

Although small in numbers our strength starts to grow
as the G4S cowards retreat from their foe
Our poetry echoes as chanting out loud
a clown and his people all standing so proud

So now we have the answer when faced in this way
and those Duncan Smith guard dogs don't want us to stay
We just start chanting poetry, together in rhyme
it just sends them all running, it works every time!