Childhood Circus
Author: Mike


The clowns are crying their silent tears.
The tigers roar their woeful screams.
The trapeze artists keep missing the catch.
Those pies have gone off, make a new batch!

The horses trip as they prance about.
The rats are so numerous I've lost count.
The sparkling costumes cannot be found.
The escape artist remains in tight ropes bound.

The glass of water is way too small.
The jump from the platform too high to fall.
I stand in the background, amid all this fracas
And welcome my guests to my chldhood circus.


Comments on this poem/writing:

Raimee ( -- Tuesday, April 19 2005, 08:30 pm


Whoa.. I'm speechless. Mike your writing improves more every single day. This metaphor is outstanding, I'd never have thought of something like this. Your imagination is way more calculating than most. You've really amazed me, I love this poem. I love it.
Holly ( -- Wednesday, April 20 2005, 12:50 pm


I agree with Raimee, you imagination is outstanding. Ohh I'm so jealous.
Yanny ( -- Wednesday, April 20 2005, 09:50 pm


Totally speechless.
Mike ( -- Thursday, April 21 2005, 11:17 am


Your comments brought a smile to my face, and me smiling before 1pm is a miracle, trust me. Thanks, althought I have to admit I got the idea for 'Childhood Circus' from a friend of mine.
Mike ( -- Monday, April 25 2005, 04:15 pm


And been told that 'fracas' is pronounced 'fracar' or something. -_-' So it doesn't rhyme.
audrey watson ( -- Wednesday, February 17 2010, 04:46 pm

can i copy your poem

can i copy poem
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