the fool's lament
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routheboat17 | poetry and flash fiction
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it's hard to be taken seriously | it's a song and you can listen to it through the link in the comments | prompt: amused

the fool's lament

do i amuse you am i a laughing stock? when you look at me do you see value in me?

do i amuse you am i a laughing stock? when you look at me do you see value in me? crack another joke are you all laughing now? when i'm sad and lonely will you be making me laugh?

it's hard to be taken seriously

it's hard to be taken seriously when you treat yourself like a joke

it's hard to be taken seriously when you treat yourself like a joke existing only to please you

it's hard to be taken seriously when you treat yourself like a joke existing only to please you as i build up more walls to myself

once i take off my fool's hat would you still know me? tell me the truth are you laughing with me or at me?

it's hard to be taken seriously

it's hard to be taken seriously when you treat yourself like a joke

it's hard to be taken seriously when you treat yourself like a joke existing only to please you

it's hard to be taken seriously when you treat yourself like a joke existing only to please you as i build up more walls to myself

it's hard to be taken seriously when you treat yourself like a joke i don't just exist to please you these walls are here to protect myself

the fool just ain't here to joke around

the fool just ain't here to joke around the fool has a life of their own

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