That is the Dance

May 28, 2011
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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.

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StrangeJade This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 15, 2011 at 8:53 pm
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. :) )
miracle_of_hope replied...
Sept. 6, 2011 at 5:00 pm
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
Shminkanator5000 said...
Jul. 20, 2011 at 11:18 am
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!
dolphinportkey7 replied...
Jul. 20, 2011 at 1:55 pm
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
Megan.J.B said...
Jul. 13, 2011 at 6:30 pm
Very nice flow! This came out almost as a song to me :) Good job
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