Dance | Teen Ink


January 9, 2012
By Mani2x SILVER, Chicago, Illinois
Mani2x SILVER, Chicago, Illinois
8 articles 0 photos 52 comments

Favorite Quote:
I was born an original, I'm not going to die a copy.

You have me in the palm of your hand
You have me on this stage
And you hold the strings that move me
Dance Imani
Dance Imani
I have no choice but to dance
Anytime I try to take MY life
In my own hands
You move me
Back where you want me to be
You are the dream killer
The soul snatcher
The same legs that
Opened up wide to birth me
In this world
Are the same legs
That are connected to the feet
That stomp
My dreams
My individuality
Into mere existence
Dance Imani
Dance Imani
To you
Im nothing but
A piece of life on a string
But I have feelings too
But my emotions are worthless
My crying is pointless
Cause your the same one
That said you could care less
Dance Imani
Dance Imani
My life is in her hands
I have no choice but to dance

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on Feb. 4 2012 at 9:47 pm
Sofia_Sorabella SILVER, Pocatello, Idaho
5 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
A word is a bud attempting to become a twig. How can one not dream while writing? It is the pen which dreams. The blank page gives the right to dream.
- Gaston Bachelard

This is really good! It has a lot of emotion that pushes it forward. Well done!

on Jan. 31 2012 at 7:01 pm
readaholic PLATINUM, Tomahawk, Wisconsin
27 articles 0 photos 425 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'd rather fail because I fell on my own face than fall because someone tripped me up
~Jhonen Vasquez

I can relate to this a lot...really good imagery with a deep meaning behind it

Phoenix. said...
on Jan. 27 2012 at 8:04 pm
Phoenix., Pittsfield, Pennsylvania
0 articles 0 photos 93 comments
This is soooooo emotional i love it! :) 5/5

on Jan. 26 2012 at 6:17 pm
Ezzallenne PLATINUM, Austell, Georgia
32 articles 3 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Fall down seven times; stand up eight."

You're really good :) Keep it up.

on Jan. 18 2012 at 2:13 pm
n3xtusplaya DIAMOND, Honolulu, Hawaii
83 articles 23 photos 232 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for what you are not."

~Luara Moncur

woow...i can feel the'force' behind this poem...and its very understandable...and an a clear 'message' great poem!