It's a joke

It's a joke

A Poem by Kwiksie Ifediora

The lies are in disguise.

That's what it must be titled-
A joke.
But it's rather unique this one,
And indeed most unconventional.
For no lighthearted souls lie in it's wake;
Makes you wonder from whence it originated.
Instead of the sense of well-being it is oft synonymous with
This strange one belts out broken chord after broken chord
Of they who choose to dance to its possessive tune
As they carry its yoke.

It's such a joke, really.

This curse we have christened blessing
In attempt to deceive the world that
The horizontal crack on our faces
Pretending to depict happiness,
Is not entirely indebted to our skillfulness in acting.
Advertising vast ignorance,
Inhaling deceit.
Aware that something essential is missing-
Yet refusing to search for it.

It is a joke I tell you.

One most baffling
And simultaneously depressing.
They claim to be amused
But all their joy is draining.
Your entertainer is a fake
Though you should seldom catch his tall tales staggering.
If it's such a funny joke,
Why then is your heart weeping?

© 2013 Kwiksie Ifediora

Author's Note

Kwiksie Ifediora
What do you think of the writing style? Corrections are most welcome. :)

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Thoughtful write which flows well. Be careful with its and it's.

You could be describing Life itself, certainly a love gone bad... so many things make us feel this way.

Posted 10 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Kwiksie Ifediora

10 Years Ago

I will be more sensitive with the its...I think I do it a lot.
Thanks for reading though! :)
Rita L. Sev

10 Years Ago

The English teacher in me...
Kwiksie Ifediora

10 Years Ago

Hehe, it's fine...I kinda like her. :)
A thought provoking piece that flows well. Only suggestion is to drop 'from' from this line:
'Makes you wonder from whence it originated from'

Posted 10 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Kwiksie Ifediora

10 Years Ago

Done...thanks John. :)

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2 Reviews
Added on June 28, 2013
Last Updated on July 1, 2013
Tags: Jokes, amusement, entertainer, lies, unconventional, broken, drained, ignorance, depression, happiness.


Kwiksie Ifediora
Kwiksie Ifediora

Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Carrying His yoke because it's lighter than my sin, shining His light because minus it, i'm all dim. So now, thanks to my rebirth, my race for heaven defines my walk on earth. :) LoveMyProfile... more..