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The Dance

February 12, 2019
By LadyWhimsy SILVER, Edmond, Oklahoma
LadyWhimsy SILVER, Edmond, Oklahoma
9 articles 1 photo 11 comments

Taking every step as carefully as I can

But I  stumble and fall

I’m dancing the dance of life

When I fall it sounds  like a pan being banged against a pan

I get up again and try to stand tall

But I have no confidence and no strife

But I fall down clumsily

I get up kind of hastily

I may not dance wonderously

But I get up again, this time with confidence

I’m no broken picket fence

I’m dancing the dance of life

And this time I have strife


The author's comments:

I wrote this when I was going through a hard time.


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Lydiaq ELITE said...
on Aug. 24 at 12:31 pm
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
I've looked at life from both sides now
From win and lose and still somehow
It's life's illusions I recall
I really don't know life at all
--Joni Mitchell

This is a gr8 poem.