Circus Trophies

By Magdalena


he wanted to fly 
life caged him in 
the mosquito fed 
off of his 
dilapidated soul 
drinking liquid 
from the red vine 
beneath flesh 

he painted a hippopotamus 
across his parachute wings 
a buffet 
of alphabet colours 
in a sandwich 
of circus trophies 
squashing grapes 
softly between his teeth 
a projectile force 
threw him frenetic 
leaving the robot behind 

taking a chance 
he enters the maze 
in the direction 
of an orange sun 
where the girl 
with the horoscope eyes 
and spice intoxication 
her fingers misbehave 
in a heat that a thermometer 
can never measure 

he fly's....... 


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Copyright 2014 Magdalena
Published on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.     Filed under: "Poetry"

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  • TropicalSnowstorm On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, TropicalSnowstorm (1718)By person wrote:

    You've been very productive since I was last able to peruse the site...I am running out of compliments, so I will just say again...awesome imagery, I particularly liked the surreal quality of this one. Ciao, T/S Scholar

  • Magdalena On Thursday, July 24, 2014, Magdalena (929)By person wrote:

    Please don't run out of compliments LOL. ... I have been doing a lot of re-writing of older poems, I have so many which need to be stripped back.... Thank you very much T/S :)

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