Sunday, August 18, 2019

it seems bizarre

                                                                                               Attribution: Jacek Yerka
Image: Tea for Two, anyone? (here)

the 10 of 12 given words:
bizarre ground crash doubt 
clear entry bid offer spent weight

it seems bizarre
with her pet lying on the ground
thrown in as a gate crasher

there is no doubt
it is a clear entry
as an insurance
in a bid to safeguard her
a lion-tamer of a lady
waiting for her beau

what is on offer
tea for two
to be spent
with her beau a weight-lifter
the handsome attraction of the Big Tent

Yes, the circus is in town
Every pretty lass is hoping for
a date with the strong-man

Would a wide-eyed sweet young thing
care to grapple with a lion first?

Shay's at Sunday Muse #69
Brenda's Sunday Whirl Wordle #417
Sherry's at PU's Poetry Pantry #490

12 comments:

  1. Three cheers for the circus Hank. Many a happy time spent years ago. Great verse and thanks for sharing.

    Yvonne.

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  2. Interesting take on the picture.

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  3. A weight lifter might provide enough security, given the lion under the tea table. Smiles.

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  4. Forgive me if I don't sit down for afternoon tea with you...I've got to rush off; not only that my body is no way comparable to a weight lifter and I'm allergic to cats!

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  5. He won't be messing with her in a way she doesn't want!

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  6. Maybe he'll draw the lion at that?

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  7. Oh, that last line had me laughing.

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  8. Yes the circus is in town indeed! Love this whole poem Hank! Wonderful writing, and the last line was a smile maker!!

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  9. One circus that could go many a way.

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  10. Quite a question at the end. Smiles.

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  11. Strong Man or Lion... what about the horse trainer :)

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