Jesters Smile


Is the Jester ever happy?

Smiles real and true,

Painted on porcelain skin.

Mocked as much as mocks.

This is her world,

solo soul against

all else.

Walled off, protected

and safe.

Alone. Lonely,

yet less for love.

Longing more for a

mental marriage of


Odds favor failure,

frowning on emotion.

Logic leads the day,

all days, always,