One to Remember

November 18, 2016
By cheezpuffz31 BRONZE, Gilford, New Hampshire
cheezpuffz31 BRONZE, Gilford, New Hampshire
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The radiance of our ocean blue glimmer
could be seen for miles.
Flowing out from the waste,
as does the tide from the shore.
This recital will be one to remember.


About to exit the world and enter the stage,
barbed sequins begin gnawing at my skin.
I advance into a sea of anxiety,
hoping and praying
that this burden will have no impact
on my precision.


Soon enough, I sprout an idea.
Fashion tape:
the solution to make the splintering dissipate.


Suddenly, I find myself
with a fractured strap.
An absolute catastrophe!
This recital
is one that will surely
    
never 
  be
   forgotten.


The author's comments:

I wanted to write a poem about dance, but I didn't want to write the same old tired poem about a big show or rehearsal. Instead, I decided to go from a different angle: a costume malfunction. 


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