Ballerina Tough

October 27, 2012
By Bella36 BRONZE, Tamarac, Florida
Bella36 BRONZE, Tamarac, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Dance like no one is watching

Piques, pirouettes, ballet tutus,
you think that's all we do.
But it's more, so much more.
We gather every day to glissade, jete, and assemble.
We all live 24/7 of nonstop ballet, thinking, living and breathing ballet is all we seem to do. It looks so easy just to prance around the stage. We just make look easy.
But at the end of each performance we are pouring sweat and out of breath.
We feel as if were close to death.
We work our tutu's off for your applause.
Which we love!
And that's ballerina tough.

The author's comments:
I feel that everyone thinks that ballerinas just twirl around the stage like it's nothing. I wrote this poem to say that ballerinas are not the delicate little flower people make them out to be. I think ballerinas work just as hard as other athletes.

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