The Constrained Clown


The Eight Clown Commandments.


7. I will appear in as many clown shows as I possibly can.



Senryü:circustic


I’m in one right now
life is a great big clown show
no comic relief


Commitment to the commandments
Duty bound and bared
The rules and restrictions have left me
Feeling freedom impaired

Major issue with clown carpool:
The car broke down
Now
Thirty seven of us are late


Don’t try to make everyone happy; you can’t. The only ones who try are clowns.

Matshona Dhliwayo


The Eight Clown Commandments.


8. I will be committed to providing an atmosphere free of discrimination and harassment for clowns of all ages to share ideas and learn about the art of clowning


You think you’re a clown, do you?
You think you can just make balloon animals?
You have to earn the right to make balloon animals
Now drop and give me twenty balloon hot dogs



C reate
L aughs loud enough to
O pen ears and
W elcome the
N ext generation of clowns



Weekly Theme:
International Clown Week
August 1-7


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