The Acrobat

The Acrobat

The Circus gongs excite the Throngs in nighttime Never Land – They swarm to see the destiny of Freaks at

The Circus gongs excite the Throngs in nighttime Never Land –
They swarm to see the destiny of Freaks at their command,
While Acrobats step pitapat above the shifting sands
And Lady Fat sits down to chat and oozes charm unplanned.

The Dwarfs in suits, so small and cute when marching with the Band,
Ask crimson Clowns with frozen frowns, to hold a mutant hand,
While Tamers’ whips with withered tips, throughout the winter land,
Lure Cats entranced through hoops enhanced with flames of fires fanned.

White Elephants in big-top tents boast black-tusk contraband
To regiments of Sycophants who overflow the stands,
But No One sees anomalies, and No One understands.

At night’s demise, the dither dies, the lonesome Crowd disbands,
Down dead-end streets the Horde retreats, their tattered rags in strands,
And Janes and Joes reweave their woes, for thoughts of change are banned.

To play a part in Three-Ring Art, I thought I’d try my hand –
I mastered skills, I felt the thrills, I breathed and seethed firsthand –
But destiny denied to me to taste a lifetime spanned
With tightrope walks and trapeze chalks… excepting second-hand…

For alcohol provoked a fall, as if a reprimand,
And now, a heap, I sometimes keep the ticket office manned…
Terry O’Leary

OUTFIT: All Hail Me Bra Top & Princess Shorts by Dirty Princess ~ Available at Blush {March 28 to April 25}
HAIR: Beautiful Maids by Besom ~ Available at Collabor88 {April 8 to May 6th}
EYE MAKEUP: Ivy by Zibska ~ Available at The Seasons Story {April 10 to April 30}
LIP MAKEUP: Lipstick {set 5} by Glam Affair ~ Available at GachaLand
EARRINGS: Rhapsody Earring by Empyrean Forge
SKIN: Giusy {sorbet} by The Skinnery ~ Available at Collabor88 {April 8 to May 6th}
HEAD: Kimberly by CATWA
TATTOO: Bluff Tattoo by Carol G ~ Available at On9
TIGHTS: Circus Dots by Deadpool
POSE: Carnival by Lil’Bug ~ Available at GachaLand

DECOR:
MadPea PopUp Carnival {Circus Tent Red, Clown Musician Doll, Popcorn Cart, Must Be This Tall Sign, Balloon Arch, Ticket Booth RARE ~ Available at GachaLand
2010 elephant, Indian, painted 2 by Jon Haskell

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