Jazz Reflections

April 12, 2011
By kokoro BRONZE, Plano, Texas
kokoro BRONZE, Plano, Texas
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Dancing people.
Spinning ladies
With white, flowing dresses.

Spotlight swinging
In the dim-lit room,
The sweat of the trumpeters.

Glasses clinking.
Eyes entranced.
Ears overwhelmed.
Feet tapping to the beat.
Heads swinging.

Fast, jumping, playful trumpet...
Mellows down
To reflective, cheerful music.
Drums beating
In time with enlivened, nervous hearts.

Soft, light piano
Bouncing on top of our heads,
Like rain falling outside--
Beat of nature's jazz.
Fingers tapping,
Bodies swinging,
Minds wandering…
Excitement and love.

The author's comments:
This was actually part of an exercise we had to do for my English class when I was a sophomore. The teacher just basically put on some jazz and instructed us to write as we listened. This is what I wrote.

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DancePassion said...
on Apr. 12 2012 at 4:37 pm
Very nice job! I really loved this poem, like, a lot! I have an English project due soon and this is the poem I'm going to reflect off of!!!! This is just what I was looking for! EEEPPPP!!! Thanks so much for putting this on TeenInk! You saved me! :)

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