An Insider’s Glimpse Before the Show

Before the circus starts
The performers prepare
Their routines in casual dress
No sequins or capes
Just t-shirts and track pants
As the aerial silk or tissu girl
Practises her death-defying stunts
Above the empty audience stalls
For now, the magic is unspoken
No ringmaster calls forth the oohs
And aahs! But still there’s wonder
And a hush when the girl
Falls to within inches of the floor
All that is missing, that makes for
A soft landing, applause.

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Just some guy trying to figure out where the "on" switch is hid on the remote control—ah, forget it. Because, you know what, I'm also the kinda guy who always likes the book waaay more than the movie! View all posts by Lorem Ipsum

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