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The Ballerina

May 17, 2011
By booknerd2897 BRONZE, Cortland, Ohio
booknerd2897 BRONZE, Cortland, Ohio
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She hides behind the glamorous facade of ballet,
but behind the smoke and mirrors
are the exhausted brain and the bleeding toes.
She hides a secret behind a vast sea of tulle.
Her eyes become downcast in shame,
like petals floating gently to the ground.
A lady seen, yet never heard.

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