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Enjoy the show.
We have attractions for the young and the old.
High fly trapeze,
Jumps and swings that your mind can not comprehend.
Cold winds blow.
I climb the ladder,
Recounting every last step.
I see the thin wire, beckoning me.
The squeaking sounds of the stairs rings...
I want my performance to be perfect.
I'm on the platform, also touching the tent the holds my thoughts.
I look down to see...nothing.
This isn't what I pictured.
Where is my audience, my crowd filled with encouragement and amazement.
The wind blows harder.
My footing isn't steady,
Shaking as I take each step,
Where do I go from here? Is it time to play it safe?
Am I strong enough? Can I do it? Is this what life truly is?
I look down,nothing but blackness surrounds me.
Can I fall? Will I fall?
Softly I hear, the Entrance of the Gladiator.
My head is spinning.
My wire is getting longer and the sounds of misery causes my focus to shake.
Can I keep going?The trumpets are louder, the cymbals blending
The flutes follow the melody as the Tuba softly bellows.
I look up as the tent gets bigger...
I WANT IT TO END!!!