Lori Boulard

Carnival Ii - Merry Go Round - Poem by Lori Boulard

Ticket to ride
gleaming menagerie
lead painted childhood beckons.
She climbs aboard the gallant steed
as the tinkering melody plays.
Whirling lights in a circular world,
Music screaming
speed spinning in carousel chaos,
clinging to brass
as gravity's arms tug
slowly slowing
She slides down, dizzy
glaring at the man.
Through tobacco-stained breath
and a slit of a smile
his rasp flies beyond her -
'It was you who chose the stallion.'

Comments about Carnival Ii - Merry Go Round by Lori Boulard

  • (1/1/2006 3:13:00 PM)

    Vivid description of a merry-go-round and carnival guy.
    The last line suggests a whole other level, as you're probably aware.: -)
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  • (1/1/2006 10:44:00 AM)

    sounds spooky! ................. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 1, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, March 24, 2006

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