From the Heartbroken Ballerina

January 28, 2008
I'm turning to the music
because I can't turn to you
All the things that I once thought
are disappearing from my view.

I want this dance to last forever
to just continue on and on
So I don't have to see your face
as I watch you move on.

This dance is so much better than you
This dance, it won't leave me.
I can leave and come back again
and know that it didn't deceive me.

As you slowly broke my heart,
the Marley caught my fall
The music drowned out the phone
so I could easily ignore your call

So don't start pretending
that everything is okay.
You did this to me
and you made me this way.

Now all I have left
is this pair of broken shoes,
with a note that says, "you have my heart"
and now I wonder, whose?

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sunnyhunny This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 11, 2011 at 8:24 pm
This is why I wish I could dance!  It's such a beautiful talent.
Donttrust said...
Jan. 8, 2011 at 10:21 am
I totally agree with peacelovesmiles I'm in the same boat and dance is deffinately where I turned to get my mind off.
This is really good
peacelovesmiles said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 6:10 pm
i absolutely LOVE this poem!!!!!!!!! it's sooo good!!!! i'm a dancer and just broke up with my boyfriend so i really felt this poem!! great job!!! :)
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