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I Want to Run Away and Join the Circus

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    A Different Circus!

    I want to run away and join a different circus!  
    acgreenknight acgreenknight 41-45, M 20 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    No Choice

    well... i feel weird doing this but... im 14 i live in LA n i always wish i could run away... i honestly have nothing... i know i have to be grateful and i am but this isnt what i want to do... i just want to get away from everything but i dont think i can... i have no money, no...
    jetski222 jetski222 13-15 1 Response Aug 18, 2009

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    To Live The Life Of A Modern Gypsy And Juggle My Way To Happiness

     I wish and dreamof being a performer. I dream of traveling from city to city bringing joy to the masses as I juggle and amaze, surrounded by those who share my goal of joy, and as such finding tru happiness. All I need is a chance, an audition, a little light, and maybe one day...
    Gypsyking1015 Gypsyking1015 18-21 Apr 18, 2011

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    A Cog In The Machinery

    I know that, in the long run, I would not be able to handle the life of living on the road and every day feeling so uncertain......yet, I long for the circus. Not just any circus though. I don't want to be in the "traditional" circus, the ones with elephant on stool acts and such...
    PirateMonkeyCabinet PirateMonkeyCabinet 26-30 1 Response Apr 17, 2013

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    Me Too

    I have a friend who is a ringmaster for a circus. I think you might like it a little better than a normal circus Quirky. All of his "animals" are body contortionists. My favorite would be the six lions with pretty yarn manes. I would like to learn how to be a stilt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 12, 2008

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    Want To Live That Life ...

    A fantasy world.  The colours are rich reds, blues, greens and vibrant yellows ... drapes, tents, bright lights, sawdust and shadows, colourful backdrops and posters, strange exotic people, animals, music, travel and an atmosphere of tension and excitement.  I...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 6 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    I Want To Work At A Circus

    Its perfect: -free travel -free food -free housing FREE FREE FREE it looks amazing, if anyone knows any tips on how to get hired in a circus let me know! (not as a performer, just doing other jobs, like taking down and setting up)
    Uruviel Uruviel 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    A Wish...

    I have always been in love with the circus. Whenever it came to town. I mean sure the clowns freaked me out a bit and I always pitted the elephants But I would put all of that aside for a chance to join the circus. I am currently learning to contort and am also learning how to...
    lonleystar lonleystar 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8, 2011

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    Just For Today.

    I wouldn't want to go forever, but this is a rotten day that is going nowhere. Time for a change...Who's coming?
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 76 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    My Dream

    I've always loved the circus. The clowns and the animals. The acts and the freaks.I wanna join the circus!
    ETH21 ETH21 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    Future Professional Wants to Join Circus

    So i can come off as quite a conservative person, but underneath the suits and cuff links is a heart that longs to join the circus! I plan to do so two to three years after I start my career. I will take a 3 to 6 month sabbatical and join a traveling circus...
    TruConfess TruConfess 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2008

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    And I'd Be Twirling 100 Hula Hoops!

    I love the Cirque du Soleil. And Chinese acrobats. When I see the acrobats twirling in the air, it makes me feel free as if I were twirling with them. I also love to see all the amazing things that the human body can do. It makes me feel strong, even though I can't do those...
    ShanHui ShanHui 26-30, F Aug 19, 2010

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    I Want To Run Away And Join The Circus.

    I do. I REALLY do. I REALLY DO. I want to be somewhere I've never been. I want to explore. I want to bump into happy messes and crash into love. I want to dive headfirst in a pool of craziness and come out gasping for air and bask in the head rush it gives me. I'm tired of being...
    RoyaltyRed RoyaltyRed 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    Hello, i am thinking of running away, and looking for people who would like to join me. Yeah ill miss my freinds and family but i can see them later. Preffered people my age, and...
    KawaiiLettuce KawaiiLettuce 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I hate this town, it's so washed up. And all my friends don't give a ****. They'll tell me that it's just bad luck. When will I find where I fit in? - ADTR tbh i just want to...
    AyeTheGoodLife AyeTheGoodLife 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I wanna run away from home. I gotta question: if I run away at 16 and then one back at 18, will I still be charged with running away?
    rachelrk0723 rachelrk0723 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 11

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    lets just say 2014 was the worst year of my life. 2015 didnt start off well either. someone has taken their life cause of me.. and i still dont understand why.. im not going to go...
    Musicgamer14 Musicgamer14 13-15, M Jan 18

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    lets just say 2014 was the worst year of my life. 2015 didnt start off well either. someone has taken their life cause of me.. and i still dont understand why.. im not going to go...
    Musicgamer14 Musicgamer14 13-15, M Jan 18

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    lets just say 2014 was the worst year of my life. 2015 didnt start off well either. someone has taken their life cause of me.. and i still dont understand why.. im not going to go...
    Musicgamer14 Musicgamer14 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    Believe me, the thought of running away & starting over is very appealing to me. But this isn't about me right now...this is about all the teenagers on here that want to run away...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Jan 9

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    Want to tun away with someone. Someone who i can trust. Im planning to run away this summer. I am saving up money to get on a yrain to go to the appalachian trail so it...
    Willowrose1616 Willowrose1616 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Do you ever just wish you could run away from all your problems and it would be that easy? As you can tell thats how I feel right now. My mom just got angry and grounded me for...
    Randumbdude Randumbdude 13-15 1 Response Jan 7

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    I need out of here... I need to get away... I don't want to live anymore... There's a 98% chance I'll end up killing myself if I live here any longer... I need to run away... I...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 14

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    Run away with me that small voice whispers, let it go, and just run.. Disappear from the sight of those who judge, follow your hearts desire, escape the reality that lays upon it...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I need someone to run away with. I don't want to run alone.
    Valerieawesomeness Valerieawesomeness 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm nearly 22 years old, I live in a small village in Tunisia, I got my licence In LF in Language, litterature & English civilisation last year. Well my story is quite bitter...
    Ninaahj Ninaahj 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Does somebody Will runaway with me? Of course not, cuz we cant Wait for someone to run away from a place, the Only one who Will be there to save you, is you
    yoursorrow yoursorrow 18-21, M Jan 4

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    I sometimes "run away" to Venice Beach.. mostly when I need to get away from the monotony of everyday life. It's nice to be surrounded by so many different kinds of people in one...
    EchoWasNotMeantToBeSeen EchoWasNotMeantToBeSeen 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    Who wants to run away from there home with me? I so hate my life I get replaced bullied and I'm just ******* hated so yea who wants to (must be 13-15 and in Ohio..)
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    sometimes I've felt this way. I felt like I wanted to just run away escape from everything, but then common sense kicks me in the gut and reminds me how bad the world is, but it's...
    surgewaffle surgewaffle 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just want to run away and fall in love and start a new life and begin a family of my own...
    catho catho 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I've been thinking of running away because I'm sick of being cooped up inside my home. I do the same routine everyday. And to top it all I have to live with my grandmother and step...
    ElectrifiedHearts ElectrifiedHearts 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I'm just sick of my parents My dad verbally abuse me My mom makes me do everything I get up at 9:00 AM sometimes 6:00 AM to clean and work I'm like a slave! I just want to run...
    AloneGirl13 AloneGirl13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I imagine it. I can see it. like a movie - what happens if I run away. going to the bank getting money. fake docs. being someone else. reckless. selfish. fearless. but it wont ever...
    mustIlikeeveryone mustIlikeeveryone 26-30 Jan 7

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    Oh how wonderful it would be to run away with someone beside me along the way. How great it would be to explore and go on an adventure.
    wassup305 wassup305 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I wouldn't mind running away with someone
    FrankietheCat FrankietheCat 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I have a packed bag thing of stuff I might need if I want to run away in it I have -knife -clothes -pencil -drawling pad (don't judge meh) -old birthday cards to REMEBER my dad...
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    run away group needs somone with vehicle to help travel from east coast to west
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm 18 and planning on running away within a week or 2 but want to do it with someone I live in the uk so if you are thinking the same thing plz talk to me
    tiim96 tiim96 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Anyone in Massachusetts want to run away with me ???? I just want to disappear ! we can jump over a bridge together
    bonnieloyalty bonnieloyalty 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I need a runaway group I can't run away alone plus my friends need he'll traveling
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    On July 22, the day I turn 18, I plan on running away. Although, I don't have much of a plan. I will carry whatever I need in a backpack and just walk away as far as I can. I've...
    shadowman22 shadowman22 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    I think I did run away from home, or maybe it was a dream? I remember leaving out the Backdoor when it was really cold(but not snowing) and I jump over my fence and went down the...
    MysteriousDragon MysteriousDragon 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    16 years young, M, looking for someone run away with, I live in ny but can travel, I have money, let me know will leave at a moments notice
    Kfloww Kfloww 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    I'd run away. But I'm afraid I'd find myself!!!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 11

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    I'm running away. Probably my Junior year. Maybe next year if things get too out of hand... It's the only choice I have really. If I don't, I'm destined to fail. If I do? Then at...
    PorcelainGrenade PorcelainGrenade 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    Anyone can run away. It's super easy. Facing your problems and working through them, THAT'S what makes you strong
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 16