FOR CIRCUSES to come ~ Circuses must go

COMPLETE ~ No Clowns ~ No Horses & No Show

Where once the BIG TOP stood is now ~ just mud

I'd have gone with them ~ If I only could !



GIRLS in Pink Tights & Bras ~ and all that JAZZ

Just disappear into Space ~ without Trace ?

And leave ME with tears ~ streamin' down ME FACE !


CIRCUS out-of-World pleasures ~ feed my SOUL 

The CIRCUS makes me ~ feel I am WHOLE

Side shows with ginormous Living White Rat

What would my Science Teacher make of that ? 


I have resolved to disengage BRAIN

Till the Great British Circus comes back again ! 


Thanks for visit ~ comments welcome ~ LOVE BRIAN  🧡🧡🧡


As a CHILD I loved CIRCUSES and wished that they could

stay ALL YEAR. It really was another World. Brighter and

Louder and more scary !  Lions & Tigers & High Wire Walkers.

Exotic Ladies on Beautiful Horses & CLOWNS CLOWNS CLOWNS

mad and out of control and breaking all the normal rules !

Ive never been scared of CLOWNS and still love the CIRCUS ~

But its not the same.  ELEPHANTS and other exotic Animals

banned ~ Clowns less maniacal ~ Ladies less Sexy  and a 

Speed limit on the HORSES. CIRCUSES were always Politically

Incorrect and a PC Circus is tamer than Punch & Judy and that

has been banned in some Seaside Resorts for its overt violence

and cruelty to CROCODILES & JUDY !  What do you think has 

all the FUN been censored ? Love to ALL ~ BRIAN  🧡🧡🧡




  • Author: ANGELA & BRIAN (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: February 5th, 2019 04:27
  • Category: Love
  • Views: 22


  • Fay Slimm.

    Loud applause Brian for this well written look-back at my girlhood's circus infatuation too - -- wanted to fly them trapeezees did me. - - A pleasure to read.


      Thanks FAY ~ I think anyone over 30 has fond memories of REAL CIRCUSES ! I support RSPCA and I always ask to see the Animals. In the UK a lot look better (they have to !) than those in ZOOS ~ another of my Passions ! Pleased it brought back happy memories ~ I can see you on the trapeze ! Love through Poetry & in the Spirit ~ BRIAN & ANGELA 🧡🧡🧡🧡

    • orchidee

      We had a logo of a clown face at one place of work. It changed, not due to PC matters, but thought 'babyish' by some, as we expanded into covering more age groups, not only children.
      The new logo was crashingly boring - a few coloured stripes. Durrr! We were informed we're having it, like it or lump it. I don't recall any staff involvement in choosing the logo, but nothing new there then, in difficult later days working there.

      • ANGELA & BRIAN

        Thanks UNCLE STEVE ~ Clowns & G*l*y*o*s and other symbols of your youth are now non-PC ! Things which brought Joy & Love are replaced by the nondescript. ANGELA collects Ethnic Dolls but I guess they will be banned soon. Bonfire Night will soon be banned because it is offensive to Catholics & Italians and ~ if the UK Teams keep winning the SIX NATIONS RUGBY will be bannead by the EU. What has happened to the Famous British Sense of HUMOUR ? Yours as always ~ BRIAN

      • Lorna

        And the little flashlights they used to sell (to parent's annoyance) that we would all twirl in the dark! Oh magic.

        • ANGELA & BRIAN

          Thanks LORNA ~ Because we have to be PC the magic has gone from Circuses and many other areas of life. School Chemistry was a minefield but now it is all made sterile (and unexciting) by strict H & S regulations. Even water is considered a HAZARD ! Im surprized FIREWORKS haven't been banned in the UK ~ private BONFIRES (in back gardens) are discouraged and CIVIC ONES encouraged ~ but they lack intimacy. Anything that twirls and glows in the Dark is consdiered subservive !
          Love & Blessings through Poetry & in the Spirit ~
          BRIAN & ANGELA 🧡🧡🧡🧡

        • Michael Edwards

          Brings back memories of a bygone era - thanks for the reminder.

          • ANGELA & BRIAN

            YES indeed UNCLE MIKE ! Even for a sprog like me "Fings aint what they used to be !" Yours as always BRIAN !

          • Goldfinch60

            Memories of times gone by.p, thank you.

            • ANGELA & BRIAN

              Thanks UNCLE ANDY ~ Things have changed a lot in the 21st C. I was 17 in 2000 so I do have some clear memories of a childhood in the 20th C ~ ANGELA was 12 ! Soon we will be Little Englanders again ~ We won't even be EUROPEANS ! Pleased you enjoyed it !
              Blessings & Love to you Both ~
              BRIAN & ANGELA 🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡

            • ANGELA & BRIAN

              Gracias Mio Oso Grande BRIAN ! Love your TRIBUTE to the CIRCUSES in the 20th C. I agree with you I was only 11 when the new Millenium (2000) started but things have got more PC and a lot of the fun has gone. I have been to a CIRCUS without Animals & Scary Clowns. But I do like your picture of the very JOLLY Clown Family !
              I adore everything about Barbara Streisand : Perfect Actress & Singer ! Love the song Where are the Clowns : It always makes me cry : It is perfect for Barbara ! Pleased yo got some nice comments : one of your better Sonnets and it RHYMES ! Te extrano mucho !
              Muchos Abrazos y Besos y Todo de Mi Amor
              Tu Amarada Verdad : ANGEL 🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡

              • ANGELA & BRIAN

                Gracias ANGEL POR TO COMMENTO ! Pleased you enjoyed BARBARA & The Happy Clown Family Pic ! The Poem does RHYME but making it Rhyme & Scan is harder then it looks ! Weather has been milder |(NO SNOW) but if it snows on Sunday I will make an S-MAN for Mum & Dad \"Fer Auld Lang Syne !\" Im getting to an AGE where SNOW is more of an inconvenience than a JOY ! 35 used to be MIDDLE AGE now its 50 ~ AMEN. Pleased you are enjoying the SUN in NZ ! It will be a real Winter when you come Home again ~ In NOVEMBER ! Its gone 11pm here I guess you are still in your FIRST CLINIC !
                Te extrano mucho tambien !
                Todo de Mi Amor y Muchos Abrazos y Besos
                Tu Oso Grande BRIAN 🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡

              • psychofemale

                circuses scare me, but your poem was nice.

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