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Jester

February 19, 2022
By Reesee GOLD, Cicero, New York
Reesee GOLD, Cicero, New York
14 articles 3 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love and Hate are two sides of the same coin."


Jester 

 

Body 1:

Putting all the make-up on your face

In the mirror you smile

While your heart breaks


You throw on your costume

And your silly hat

Time to please the royal king

With a dancing monkey act


Come to the throne room

Crack out your jokes

Like a vending machine

Smile and begin to dance

When you want to burn their jewelry

And after every show 

You look at yourself 

and say


Chorus

“I can

I can be the jester

Life will

Life will get much better

I can 

I can be the jester

This can’t

This can’t last forever” 

Oh poor jester

How foolish is she?

Oh poor Jester

Poor jester


Body 2:

Oh looks like your jokes weren’t

Funny this time

Locked in a cell

You say “I need more time”


The king says you have one chance

And if you don’t please him 

He’ll have your head


Crying

You’re crying

But tell yourself it’s not that bad

And tell yourself that


Chorus

Bridge:


The jokes didn’t clear her name

So she’s in shackles and chains

Guards lead her to the guillotine

Say your final words and pray

X2


And she says to herself


“I can’t

I can’t be the jester

Life won’t

Life won’t get much better

I can’t 

I can’t be the jester

This can’t

This can’t last forever” 

Oh poor jester

How foolish is she?

Oh poor jester

Oh poor jester

Oh poor jester


The author's comments:

If you've ever felt like you had to pretend to be someone your not to please somebody else, you'll relate. I wrote this song in December of 2020. Lmk in the comments what you think! 


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Reesee GOLD said...
on Feb. 25 2022 at 11:03 pm
Reesee GOLD, Cicero, New York
14 articles 3 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love and Hate are two sides of the same coin."

@Afra Thank you! :)

Afra DIAMOND said...
on Feb. 25 2022 at 12:54 am
Afra DIAMOND, Kandy, Other
87 articles 7 photos 1800 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A writer must never be short of ideas."
-Gabriel Agreste- (Fictional character- Miraculous)

This is a relatable song, wonderfully written...No wonder if any famous singer turned it into a song and it topped the billboards...👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻