Poetry Blogs (Trapeze)
raypool on Shoeshine - Recalling the Lessons of My Father - In Memoriam (3 hours ago)
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