A Perfect Ballet

January 3, 2012
By SamanthaFaulkner GOLD, Romulus, Michigan
SamanthaFaulkner GOLD, Romulus, Michigan
16 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind."

Sparks of emotion seize my control.
Focus and passion swallow me whole.
Begging for outlet deep in my soul,
I pick up the pen with only one goal.

Bubbling notions whirl in my mind.
I open my notebook and start to unwind.
I make sure my stanzas are fully aligned,
All hesitations, I leave them behind.

I grapple with phrases that sound somewhat greasy,
Avoiding clichés that always sound cheesy.
Choosing the diction never comes easy,
Because certain language makes me feel queasy.

It seems that my pen is floating away
Dancing the moves of a perfect ballet.
It’s as if my pen knows just what to say.
Every order I give, it won’t disobey.

When the movements finally come to a close,
I look at my work and make sure it flows.
Whether written in rhyme or even in prose,
It’s not accomplished to me till I know that it glows.

Similar Articles


This article has 1 comment.

SaraAnn BRONZE said...
on Oct. 3 2012 at 9:36 pm
SaraAnn BRONZE, Ocean, New Jersey
4 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Bless this house, for we are all together. Bless us all until we meet again."

I LOVE this!! it perfectly describes how i feel when i'm writing, and the rhymes and rhythm flow beautifully


MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!