Jack's Nostalgia Stone: The Song He SingsA clown, a juggler, an acrobat,Jack's Nostalgia Stone: The Song He Sings
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A small family of chimpanzees,
oh, you shoulda seen 'er,
a pony, a dog, and me.
We danced for all the people there,
in fields, at festivals, in bars.
We knew we had found
a true one-horse town,
but at least that horse was ours.
I wrote sixty songs to which she loved to dance,
I taught the pony, dog, and apes how to play.
"Oh, those beasts are so clever!,"
but in that she never
thought to look my way.
The clown spoke to me in his mushy, drunk voice;
"I know how you pine for the lass,
but the plain, simple facts is
she awful distracted."
And then he passed out in the grass.
The troupe, we lived in a