evil clowns, carousel, carnival, stormy night, leaving town

Clowns in Carnivals made of Clay

Clowns in carnivals

made of clay

standing still

night today

riding long

carousel horse

frozen face

painted white

drowned out

benign fright

pulling rings

puppet strings

circus mirrors

shedding nearer

fat ladies sing

coming clearer

coming closer

round and round

riding horse

pole slows

up and down

edging music

clowns in rows

on the ground

metal speakers playing


clowns get serious




we speak

withered stillness


rolled up

nice and tight

tethered kite

pitched up tent

reading palms

lightning strikes

in the night



stillness wins

in the town.





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Steven James Humphreys

My books are for sale at Amazon and Barnes and Noble. I live with my wife and our cats and dog. I hope you enjoy my blog and find it informative, meaningful and entertaining. Let me know what you think. You can read more on my 'about me' page. Thanks for stopping by! Take a visit to my other site.

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