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Dancing Girl

Small, squat, sublime

and dances in time.

Graceful and neat,

she sways to the beat.

With her thin dancing feet.

Toes pointing outwards, though inwards she seeks

a place of huge happiness, an open wide heart.

Inner chamber where she flees,

lets out her anguish, the Earth at her knees.

For when dancing she is herself, true.

Whether a tango or reel,

with a South American feel,

her fate gratefully sealed.

 

About Geraldine Ward

Geraldine Ward has been writing and performing various forms of poetry and prose from an early age, and is a regular contributor at the London Farrago Poetry Slam nights. She has published a number of books including the "Now" collection, and has featured in other publications including Katie Metcalfe's "Beautiful Scruffiness" series of magazines.

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    Posted by Jimmy | June 3, 2016, 12:24 am

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