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Step Right Up, Step Right Up

So eager for your attention that Iíve put the world behind me
In my head Iím lost in a crowd with you trying to find me
Clowning with clowns vying for a little of your attention
Making tigers jump through rings of fire or didnít I mention
Performing a high wire act, yes a trapeze artist gone solo
A mere seal with a ball on itís nose, also giving a horn a blow
With out stretched hands of peanuts praying for a monkey to come near
Screaming at the top of my lungs, but still my monkey will not hear
Any emotion would do even if you showed a little rage
For a little of your attention Iím willing to meet the lions in their cage
Give me a laugh and watch me climb out of a car with twenty midgets
Get shot out of a cannon through the air, just to get those digits
Juggling everything from balls to chainsaws trying to enthrall  
The sea breeze moving through my hair as I balance on a ball
Swallowing swords and blowing fire, but you didnít see
I rode a unicycle with a bear with no hands on my destiny
Haha dancing poodles in tutus with their paws up in the air
They circle about my ball trying to make you aware
With my hands raised in performance, a turnt head and no applause is how you react
I now realize that your inattention is the final curtains that are closing on my act   †�
Written by I_IS_ME
Published | Edited 3rd Apr 2022
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