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Visit to a Circus

  • Date Submitted: 11/05/2010 06:01 AM
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Visit to a circus

The Rambo Circus is in town!” I exclaimed, eagerly scanning the day’s newspaper. “Let’s go today, please, Mummy!”
Mummy looked at Daddy, who smiled. “All right, I suppose we could get tickets for the six ‘o’ clock show this evening”, she said, sipping her coffee.
It was a Friday and my parents, twin sister Tina and I were eating breakfast.
“Now eat quickly, or you’ll be late for school”, said Daddy.
At school, we could think about nothing but the circus. As soon as we got home, we changed, had our snacks and waited impatiently for Daddy to get home from his office.
“He’d said he’d come early today”, complained Tina to Mummy. Just then, we heard a squeal of tires and our blue family van appeared on the driveway, driven by Daddy.
Soon, we filed inside the van and were off to the circus. Fortunately, we got four seats in the front row. The show began.
The first item was the high wire act performed by famous Russian acrobats. Then a dwarf rode on a tri-cycle. He was marvellous. We clapped hard as he rode his tri-cycle over tall gray elephants. Next, two motor cyclists drove their motor bikes inside a big, round, transparent globe. The noise they made was deafening! After that, a pretty lady came on stage, followed by a lion. She fearlessly put her whole head into the lion’s open mouth! It was terrifying. How the audience applauded! Then came a magnificent black horse with a gymnast sitting on its back. He slowly stood up and cantered about on the stage. He did push-ups and even a few flip-flops!
Soon came the Interval. We bought popcorn and ice cream, talking about the various items that were performed. The Interval ended and the show started.
There were rope ladders hanging about everywhere and on the very top was a huge net. A short joker and a tall joker came on stage and both started climbing up the same ladder. The short clown was the one ahead, and the tall clown was a few steps behind. Just then, the short joker’s shorts slipped...


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