Category Archives: circus

Mountains & Oceans

The weight starts adding up the moment the lights go out and dreamland arrives, the weight piles up minute by minute hour by hour pound by pound, until around the time the sun rises until around the time the roosters … Continue reading

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East v. West part 3

the flys I the ointment the eggs in the pan the cats in the cradle of uncivilized man tit for tat this and that choose to sit out the game don’t even remember when all this fear came year in … Continue reading

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Circus

my eyes see only clowns the circus is in town comes around every now and then there are two shows this year and you can catch them on TV and tune in until the end the elephant and donkey do great … Continue reading

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Never Forget (or, We Eat Genetically Modified Bread at the Circus)

and then Tyke the elephant broke free crushing her trainer to death and mauling her groomer as she made her great escape. She never forgot all those years of abuse being paraded around thousands of miles away from her friends and family. But while … Continue reading

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