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December 5, 2007
ACT IV: Gossip

“One thing I'll say about him,” said the bareback horse rider, “is that he's extremely loyal. In some ways, he reminds me of a lost little puppy.”

“That's pathetic,” said the trapeze artist.

The outcasts and freaks who traveled with the circus were on their lunch break.

“He doesn't appreciate our comedy,” said one of the clowns.

Not sure what to say or do, I picked up my tray and went to eat outside under some trees. A few minutes later the rider came out and sat next to me.

“Your act is getting stale,” she said.