Finding Your Clown Poems to Lookup and Love By is a collection of poems that will peel the onion of your jocular side and unlock some of the happy clown within you that may still be hiding. There is joy in the Lord - seek and you will find it. Find it and you will live it. You don't have to be the plowman looking back nor the worrier looking ahead. Selections: Finding Your Clown (last six lines) It's there -- emotion's court jester dancing down deep. Come out, latent clown -- my happiness to keep You're so perceptive, so persuasive, a saint within. You may, you can, you must rejuvenate me again. Ah..there it is. I feel my clown. I'm laughing now. The sorrow has passed. O clown, take a bow courtship (first four lines) i met you and wanted to meet you again i met you many times and then i longed for you to be in my court on my ship and in my port City Park Freeze frame a photo of a spring afternoon in a city park Where young, middle and old are each on their own lark. Sweet children, hopeful parents, and gentle sages, The generations come together like a book of life's pages. Tom Despard is a Christian author and poet and this book is his third collection of published poems following Winter Wind and Turning the Stones. He is a real estate entrepreneur and actively involved in faith-based organizations and his community. He and his wife Gayle reside in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and part-time in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, when not adventuring throughout the world.