…And, the Demons win. This is the game of life, really, pitting sinners against demons. I tried to be an angel but if the queen’s robes are ill-fitting there was no way in hell I could pull off the angel’s costume.
Turns out when one is most motivated to put oneself and one’s needs first, one is overwhelmed by the needs of one’s family and one’s clientele. People refuse to stop needing a clown, and a clown, as has been established, is too hapless a figure to refuse.
Robert Louis Stevenson, 19th century Scottish author: “The saints are the sinners who keep on trying.” This is the worker bee’s avenue to heaven, and the clown’s new mantra: Keep. On. Trying.