@ the three ring circus
The Ringmaster hands 10$
From a pocket in his short faded trousers
To the
Elephant Trainer
dips the paper cone in a
Swirl of Spun Sugar

Purple dots
Fall on Faded Blue socks
Dribbled ribbons
under heels
10$ bill
school money
somehow also real

oh, what elephant will you train?
This year

@ the circus

Will it be Elephants of cardboard
Wrinkled ear split into layers of cardboard.

Three rings made into


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