The Day I Learned to Dance

January 16, 2012
It was one of those
Early spring days
The sun gave warmth
To my heart
And the wind offered a chill
To my bones,
I didn’t need a jacket

It was one of those
Days after I splashed
Frivolously in the skies tears
In my golashes, regardless
Of the fact that the outfit
I had meticulously spent hours picking out
Was drenched.

It was one of those
Days in which I knew
Why the birds sang
Why the squirrels frolicked

It was one of those
Days I wanted to cry out;
My utter and complete joy

It wasn’t just
One of those days

It was the day
I learned to dance

With the birds
Song and the squirrels
Prance around
My feet;
I was a mere
Mockingbird, mimicking
The beat of
Letting go
Without a care
Like the
Birds, and the

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