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Sad Fun!

I'm sick of being happy
why can't I just be sad
there's plenty in my flipin life
that should have made me mad
Folks who moan the whole day long
have all the bloody fun
why must I see the better side
of everything's that done.

Oh I'm... sick of being happy,!
why can't I just be sad!
for only then could I enjoy
the life of fun I've had!

I want to be a naggy git
enjoy the things I hate
not find I love the silly things
that me should irritate.
I'd like for people passing by
to point at me and say
avoid the bugger if you can
he's nothing nice to say.

Oh I'm... sick of being happy,!
why can't I just be sad!
for only then could I enjoy
the life of fun I've had!

I think I must take lessons
to wipe the smile right of my face.
And learn to say the very things
that leave me in disgrace.
Occasionally I have some fun
and try to wear a frown
but even then I have to laugh
and act just like a clown.

Oh I'm... sick of being happy,!
why can't I just be sad!
for only then could I enjoy
the life of fun I've had!

Ivor G Davies

The moment created this second, is a moment that's going to last.
It lives the full spectrum of time, the future, the present and past.

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The following comments are for "Sad Fun"
by ivordavies

sad fun
I like the colors you make here. Making it more interesting to view and read. I like the poem too.

( Posted by: unseenwriterx [Member] On: May 3, 2006 )

somg and colours

Thanks for popping in, glad you enjoyed the colours and the song,


( Posted by: ivordavies [Member] On: May 5, 2006 )

A very well and cleverly craft piece of irony, which is very difficult for most writers to capture. It is like an inside-out greeting card.

love it


( Posted by: BWOz [Member] On: May 13, 2006 )

Seeing Irony?

Just reviewing some of my poetry before putting it onto my new site ( and noticed i have a lot of unanswered comments.

First thing I noticed was a mistake in the last line of the first staza, 'of everything's that done' should of course read 'of everything that's done'. (there's none so blind)

In relation to your comment, I always wonder if readers can always see the irony as this seems to be a very british trait. Maybe they take my words lierally?

Thanks again for you support....


( Posted by: ivordavies [Member] On: October 22, 2011 )

I call people who are always grousing - moaning - cranky

Eeyore ... to me it's the easiest and kindest way of capturing their character in one word ... besides .. I like Eeyore

( Posted by: Pen [Member] On: October 22, 2011 )

Perfect Rhyme, even the last 2 lines in their own way
I have here a comment regarding the genius of Ivor Davies, quoting from one of his poems, CAR CHECK, the last 2 lines of an otherwise perfectly rhymed poem...for about 8 4 line stanzas, every 2 lines absolutely perfectly rhymed and reads absolutely beautifully...then he hits us with these 2 absolutely classic endig rhymes that give total meaning to the total poem, here are the two lines...

So if you chance to see me yawn,
Remember please, when I was born!

He has absolutely beautifully illustrated the aging process by ending the poem with, not perfect rhyme, but NEAR RHYME. This is truly a stroke of poetic genius, and a lot of Ivor's poetry contain these standards.

Well done, my Einglish friend.

( Posted by: veebdosa [Member] On: October 22, 2011 )

Open The Can

I will have to have a look on your site

I thought I had read all your stuff but don't remember this one.

You don't always get out of life what you expect It's Much Much Better than that..... Just sometimes it's hard to appreciate it until you are worn-out.

Remember.... Things Can always get Worse.


( Posted by: Fairplay [Member] On: October 22, 2011 )

Good one Ivor!
Ivor...can't remember why I haven't seen this one before...since I didn't comment on it (unusual for me) I must have not been logged on that day...(also unusual for me!)

I think this is fantastic...soo clever, since we weren't really posting songs back then. Good luck on your new site which I will be visiting as soon as I sign off Lit.


( Posted by: Beatrice Boyle [Member] On: October 22, 2011 )

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