Posts tagged ‘carnival’

June 24, 2018

Meet Again Where the Boardwalk Begins

by Stephen

This moment twists in on itself
A cruel freak show contortionist
Who stares agape, tear-carved
Deltas from his made up eyes.

If only it would twist into a pretzel
With lots of salt
That we’d eat with mustard.
Two kids on a boardwalk,

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August 2, 2015

Pride

by Jem Croucher

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Brighton saw a rainbow
but there wasn’t any rain
Throngs lined all the city streets
And Pride shone bright again

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July 31, 2014

Carnival time

by Jem Croucher

It’s a wild time animal, loud and fierce
The scariest thing we’ve seen for years
It’s a bad hair day all scraggy and long
With the drums and the tams and the animal song

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