Carnival Man


You’re like a fair at night,

Neon lights on a sapphire sky,

Flaws hidden from sight.

You’re all music and ice cream

And dimes tossed in dishes,

Giant teddy bear wishes.

The pulse of this party

Makes fun seem forever,

But like a ride wristband

You number your kisses.

Next month you’ll be gone,

Packed up, and moved on.


Written for Thursday Inspiration 16


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14 responses to “Carnival Man

  1. Nice one. I like this a lot.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. strong metaphors used deliciously


  3. OH! Cute and clever, 💗💗💗

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Loved it! sadly it does describe most men. As a male, I am often offended by their actions.


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