Carousel

A summer fair
Skin against skin
Rigged games never win
Sticky hands at dusk
Popcorn and popsicles
Candy apple lust
Ponies going up ponies going down
Stardust wheel spins round and round

Funhouse mirror dream distorted
What you want baby I want now
Purple twilight lemonade
Shadows bend a promise fades
Ponies rocking round and round
Stardust wheel coming down

A fair summer one and gone
Winter bleached to the bone

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4 responses to “Carousel

  1. Well, you tagged it maudlin barf, but I liked it. I like the way you evoked that sort of electric pre-adolescent fervor that had nowhere to go amid all that glittery, commercialized excitement.

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