Cirque de la Maison Blanche

Roll up…

Tammy Mezera


in a house of hue

they juggle dissonance

off carnival mirrors

bleached gloves

and costume suits

catch the bounce

define their truth


cotton candy

to the press

(the virtuous ones

that tip their hats)

illusions as smoke

they light before speaking

and cry the fire

was sparked by ink


the elephants

march in order

with everything

at their disposal

tusks of ivory

protecting hoarders

and party line cages

to lock the free

disagreements, they’ll

treat as poachers

for all that they have

no one else needs


a circus of lies

revolving madness

abuse and honesty

is not the same

the big top flag

is white without waving

the blood

of our ancestors

and blue

of the majority


still the clown

will raise the ankus

demanding our echo

The Greatest Show on Earth!


when for us

and Democracy

it is the saddest show

in the…

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Author: Anita Lubesh

I write poetry/prose/stories/short stories/verses for children/sketch/and have 6 chapters of a novel sitting there like that half eaten trifle in the fridge or bottle of Jack Daniels because something makes you afraid to eat it or drink... right now.. I am a proud Geordie from England's northern hemisphere and the beautiful city of Newcastle upon Tyne. I live with my lovely husband who came all the way from sunny California just for me, and my favourite animal, Bobble, our dog. I am a member of Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth and wish we could all do more, especially today, when such a lot is wrong.

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