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Constanza Dance

Who is this funny dancing clown
Who entertains throughout the year
With painted frown and brush stroked tears?

His dizzy spins go round and round
‘til orange hair and polka dots
Look like a crazy spinning top.

Then plopping down upon the ground
As children laughed until they cried
At funny dizzy crisscrossed eyes.

There, where his frown was upside down.
The happy circus filled with smiles
As other clowns ran in the aisles.

Now laughing loud without a sound
And gaily dancing as he left
Belying inner tears he wept…
Who is this funny dancing clown?
His dizzy spins go round and round,
Then plopping down upon the ground
There, where his frown was upside down,
Now laughing loud without a sound.
8/22/2012 For Andrea’s Constanza Contest

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  1. Date: 6/19/2013 6:32:00 PM
    Congratulations, on this win and the other one before.... Jake

  1. Date: 6/19/2013 9:53:00 AM
    Hi Craig, I'd like to say ~CONGRATULATIONS~ always & forever * LINDA

  1. Date: 6/19/2013 9:17:00 AM

  1. Date: 9/26/2012 5:46:00 AM
    A belated congratulations on your super win in Andrea's "Can You Constanza" contest Craig. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 9:59:00 AM
    Craig, :-). Congratulations with your awesome winning poem in Andrea's "Can you Constanza?" contest. Love it, always~ LUV*PD

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 2:01:00 AM
    Belated Congratulations Craig xx

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 9:28:00 PM
    This was a really neat poem, but there is just something sort of creepy about clowns, I'm not sure why I don't like them, although your clown seems friendly ;-) Lee

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 4:29:00 PM
    Craig, your last verse is o so true. Many a clown makes the day of others brighter, but at the end of it, they are sad going home. A sweet write. Congrats! One love. Joy Wells

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 1:48:00 PM
    This brought back memories of when we as kids were entertained by rolling down a hill! Parents today don't get off so cheaply! {This would have been higher for me ;)]Congradulations on your fine verse winning. Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 3:11:00 AM
    Congratulations on your great win in this Constanza contest!

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 12:50:00 AM
    My hearty congratulations on your win, Craig!! hugs:) Leonora

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 11:38:00 PM
    Craig, Congratulations on your placement in Andrea’s “Can you Constanza? Contest.” There were so many really amazing entries we had a very difficult time deciding. We had to go by who followed the form best, and whose poem was most creative. I spent 4 and half hours going over the poems and Andrea, a lot longer. Thank you so much for your wonderful entry Mahalo, Connie

    cornish Avatar craig cornish
    Date: 9/22/2012 2:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Fun form Connie--A'ole pilikia
  1. Date: 9/21/2012 11:30:00 PM
    A fun write and great win. congratulations Craig. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 11:13:00 PM

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 8:49:00 PM
    Craig, this one was so cute!!! I wish only that you had divided it into stanzas. Otherwise, it was perfecto!!! Congrats in my contest. I really enjoyed this.

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 7:21:00 PM
    Another good poem from you. I have enjoyed this form Andrea introduced to us.

  1. Date: 8/23/2012 8:45:00 AM
    well written poem, like the profoundness here.

  1. Date: 8/23/2012 2:21:00 AM
    Craig very good, I like it and good luck...David

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 9:09:00 PM
    Looks like a formidable entry for Andrea's contest.

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 8:09:00 PM
    Great poetry I am reading from you Craig, enjoyed hugs vie