When Shadows Disappear

How long do the shadows grow before they disappear?
When do the smiles fade when all hope is turned to fear?
Why does wonder finally start to seek its own level?
Where you look around before compromising with the devil?

Here’s the questions the barker promises, the mystic will answer.
Just a tenth of a dollar gets you in, plus you’ll see the dancers.
She looks at the lad gave back his day’s wage and hit him on the rear
Pushes him out the back was gone before his shadow disappeared

© 2012 Michael Yost 05/23

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