Poetry Blogs (Art Is The Spark)
On a high wire she balances with
strong legs - a sturdy foundation.
Big toes grip the metal string
feeling her way along the fine line.
In moments of uncertainty, legs shake
as balance compromised, waving
steady arms straight out, knowing if
she fails, the safety net will wrap secure.
Sky Dancer isn’t scared of the landing,
she’s terrified of the fall......
Sunday 29th July 2018 7:30 pm
I swapped four solid walls for the Big Top
tent, seduced by the Ring Master’s red coat.
His smile dazzled my eyes, silver tongue
promised to transport my heart & soul
so I grabbed his hook, was lifted high above
the crowd, posed with one leg bent, foot
thrust forward full of confidence – secure,
instead of carefully climbing to the platform.
The ascent is slow, m...
Saturday 21st July 2018 3:19 am