They said my cousin
ran away with the circus.
“Mum, I’ve had enough,
So I’m going to go
play with the lions.”
I on the other hand
would rather believe he ran away to be a star.
Sometimes I was the only one
who knew how caged up he had felt.
It made sense that he had
wanted to be in the spotlight.
They said my cousin ran away with the circus.
What fun to see all of the beautiful colors,
elegance and challenge of the fine acrobats!
My mum once said,
“It’s just one big happy freak show!
Only one out of their right mind
would want to join the circus!”
I applauded my cousin.
It was about time someone was smart enough
to leave this bland of a small town.
Too many lawyers…
too many police…
Too much gossip.
Others go to bed –
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