Ballerina MAG

June 16, 2009
By irenerose PLATINUM, Lawton, Oklahoma
irenerose PLATINUM, Lawton, Oklahoma
47 articles 1 photo 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." -Martin Luther King Jr.


Open the lid,
and see the ballerina dance,
see her twirl and spin
as the night begins
and she is free.
see as she takes her lover in her arms,
watch as she holds him tight as they waltz across the floor,
watch as they love each other
like only the captured can …
But morning always comes,
and the little ballerina must go back “home”
to her prison box and dance when the music plays.
Ripped from each other's arms,
she cries, but to no avail,
she must quit before the young girl awakes.
if tears could stain the painted face,
if only there were no box
and the ballerina could escape.


The author's comments:
we all are held captive in some way, and if it's possible, escape.

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on Jan. 4 2010 at 6:05 pm
irenerose PLATINUM, Lawton, Oklahoma
47 articles 1 photo 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." -Martin Luther King Jr.

haha, thank you, very much. i try. :)

brianj BRONZE said...
on Jan. 4 2010 at 2:37 pm
brianj BRONZE, Jeannette, Pennsylvania
3 articles 10 photos 54 comments

Favorite Quote:
"the real trouble with reality is that there's no background music"
"i don't suffer from insanity. i enjoy every minute of it."
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?” -Marianne Williamson. Trying so hard to believe this but SO not succeeding…..

Hey, hey, symbolism! (something I could never master) You made great use of using the "captive ballerina" as what holds us captive. Great job! At least someone can master literature!




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