The Last Diving Horse in America

How is anyone supposed to know
what goes through the head of a horse
climbing into a rickety wooden chute
that appears the last one of its kind, too?

We’re just another paying audience
waiting for an old-fashioned show,
our dumb phone cameras at the ready.

Without video, nobody in the world
would believe how it did a little dance

and took a bow before it jumped.

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