Hooray for the Circus?

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Cages will cross into city

Stench from all these mobile cells

Deny soap, giving no pity,

Evil, why make sleep in short spells,

During each trip huddled on floor

Re-crossing border just crossed days before.

© June 2019 Colonialist

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Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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10 Responses to Hooray for the Circus?

  1. Outdid yourself on this one, Col!


  2. SueW says:

    It’s heartbreaking the way wild animals are treated over there. You are so right to bring it to our attention. It used to happen here too, but thankfully no more.
    I used to be unhappy about the zoo too, but these days more and more of these places are about breeding programs for endangered species.

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    • colonialist says:

      In zoos – or rather nature sanctuaries – too, there is a case to be made for preserving wildlife found injured or orphaned, or rescued, and unlikely to make it in the wild. Cages are simply not on.


  3. That made sense; I was going to add for a change then realized that they usually do just I’m not the smartest kid on the block when it comes to clever stuff 😛


  4. disperser says:

    . . . should be illegal . . .


  5. clever use of the words my friend.


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