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WWS-Mar-22-2015

 

“Be able to be alone.
Lose not the advantage of solitude,
and the society of thyself.”

Thomas Browne

Wing-Feather Fables: Carnie Ghosts

The carnie life – with its┬áscent of deep-fried chocolate wafting through the air. What’s it like – behind the scenes of the carnival, when it arrives on the first warm day of spring?

Carnie Ghosts

Dead carnies don’t need a bench to sit on, but they’ve got one just the same. Cold, black metal, punched with holes. None but a ghost — a carnie ghost, whistling tattoo memories — would choose it.

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Photograph by Brenda Gottsabend; Story by Lisa Ahn

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