Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Can't Run Away From the Circus.



"Her life was a circus.  So she decided to enjoy the ride."
~Queenisms


Life is a highway so I asked for a Porsche,
but I got a rough trail with a galloping horse.

Life is a gala so I asked for a gown
but I got overalls that were meant for a clown.

Life is an opera so I asked for a stage
but I got a parakeet that sings in a cage.

Life is a circus so I asked for a trapeze with a net
but I got a small yard with a tiny swing set.



Linking with Imaginary Gardens for Mama Zen's "words count"....come join the crowd it's the biggest show on earth. :-)








15 comments:

  1. LOVE! The absurdity of it all came to mind first, and then the joys of a child's dreams, then Janis Joplin's Mercedes Benz, and then in a flash I was back at pure fun.

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  2. Your contrasts are given in such a direct way...I like the line for line action here...following lines serving as retorts or mini-conclusions. Great writing, Carrie.

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  3. This is PERFECT! I got the same kind of deal........LOVED this!

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  4. aw, but i hope you love your tiny yard and tiny swing set. :) this is wonderful, i can relate.

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  5. I can totally relate... and I loved my "what I gots"

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  6. ...and so life goes. Brilliant.

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  7. Has to be one of my favorites!

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  8. We often reach for the stars and find the dandelions in our yard shine the brightest. Love this piece.

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  9. I love that quote! Strong statement always gets to me.

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  10. Carrie, this is awesome. I finally got a new laptop, and I'm trying to get caught up. I really enjoy your craft. You have a special way with words. Take Care, Chris

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