Covenant of the Clown

Covenant of the Clown by Patrick Samuel
Oil pastels on off-white paper
22x31cm approx
Original available
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I’ll be the laughter you always hear
Behind the tears you never see
I’ll fall a thousand times
So there’s no pain for you to feel

Silent magicians of the heart we are
So you’ll never know a frown
Because that’s the sworn oath
Of each and every clown