those days we went each year

watched them drive through the
village first

oh the excitement

only they did not come last year
of course and i guess they will
not again this year

i would not mix with a crowd now
would you james?

when I was a kid the elephants
came by train and there was a
procession from the station
through town with performers
all waving

i was scared of the lions and other

not the elephants nor the clowns

i loved them both
and still do




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