you wait in line as  every one pushes forward, and they ignore you…survival of  the favored…carnival of the wanted

…you are a creature on the edge of the edge….of the great divide.

selfie sticks and virtual smiles…the cell world capturing triangular horizons…and sudden cliques…carnival of the political

…while a creature takes center stage across the grey divide.

scene change…take two steps and dance backwards, and call it a choice…watch them skim the issues in a crowd of three….carnival of the liked

…and the spotlight dims and a creature finds himself the center of attention

standing in line at the sno-cone stand…eye contact, eye contact, ear contact, and you think you hear it, but you don’t…carnival of the coveting.

…as  the incoming black rolls and reels forward, sucking up the light.

like fingers massaging piano keys, it all sounds so fresh and crisp…welcoming, waiting for the moment,  the memory…carnival of the desperate.

…wheels crushing orange against grey, deflating flesh and blood, victim of another moment without remorse…













About thelostkerryman

Thelostkerryman is an author, and entrepreneur, living in the forests of a consistently confused country. Here in this hill country, hurling doesn't usually involve a hurley; store-made soda bread has the consistency of a sea sponge; and Kerrygold butter has finally found a permanent place on the grocery shelves everywhere. His blogs are an account of his adventures, thoughts, eclectic -and eccentric- ramblings, random or insightful poetry, humor and non-humor, pictures (photos), video, essays, fiction, poetic fiction, nonfiction, drama, and writing he has not classified in the description above. All of his posts from,,, and are copywrited according to international copywrite law.
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1 Response to carnival

  1. Amanda says:

    Great picture, however I am not a fan of those little critters. Yikes. Great post!

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