That is the Dance

May 28, 2011
By dolphinportkey7 GOLD, D, Other
dolphinportkey7 GOLD, D, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Because I knew you, I have been changed for good" AND "'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all"


Lose myself for a minute in the lights
And the steady thunder
Rainbow sunbeams coming high
There’s no such thing as work or school
There’s not a single stupid rule
(but for one, which is to):
Lose yourself for a minute in the night
Wave your arms everybody knows how
Deep inside
They can sway or they can jump or they can just
Forget all that once was, and will be again
For now, just lose yourself in the drug
That is the dance
And embrace the night; don’t believe that it will ever end
Let your sweaty brow bob up and down
And surrender to the spell
That is the dance
It won’t ever die, ‘til the daylight
Begins to come
So feel the mob you’re part of, one of many, for now
Or the star of your own mind
That’s how things work at the summer storm
That is the dance.

The author's comments:
I got home from a school dance a couple of months ago, and the next morning, still a little pumped on that adrenaline, wrote this. It's pretty short, and I wrote it kind of humming a little tune in my head, like it would be something that should be played on the dance floor.

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on Sep. 6 2011 at 5:00 pm
secrets_of_silence GOLD, Gisborne, Other
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Favorite Quote:
life had i loved the more
had it but passed away
as quietly as the day
ebbs from the darkening star.


-emanuel litvinoff

this is really good and if you ever thought about doing it poetry reading style you could add the rhythm/tune you heard while you were writing it

on Aug. 15 2011 at 8:53 pm
StrangeJade PLATINUM, Relative Obscurity, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it." - Life of Pi

I like it! :) Hey, could you check out some of my work, please? (Particularly "The Young Artist" and "Myrtle: Not a Love Story," since you've said you like fanfic. :) )

on Jul. 20 2011 at 1:55 pm
dolphinportkey7 GOLD, D, Other
12 articles 0 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Because I knew you, I have been changed for good" AND "'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all"

Yep, I wrote it day after semi-formal!!! :) I'm so glad you guys got me to dance there, it woulda been very boring otherwise XD

on Jul. 20 2011 at 11:18 am
Shminkanator5000 SILVER, Rochester, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"the only thing we have to fear is fear itself"

I agree with Megan, I heard a really nice flow and beat to the backbone of it. Thinking about Semiformal =P? I really liked this!

Megan.J.B said...
on Jul. 13 2011 at 6:30 pm
Megan.J.B, Sault Ste Marie, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Here's the real truth. There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders. You, me? We're exceptional."
- Green Goblin. :)

Very nice flow! This came out almost as a song to me :) Good job


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