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The Dance of Life

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The Dance of Life

The spinning, the twirling, you were all so majestic, Coming down gracefully from a leap, You embodied beauty and everything fantastic. You were all but mine to keep. Their jealous gawking and words pushed you to the deep. I walked away, abandoning you to a gallows, But you were just ankles deep in the shallows. Please forgive a stupid boy, For forsaking one by the hallows, Of a life I only hope to destroy.

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  1. Date: 3/23/2012 6:24:00 PM
    I love this <3....Congrats being featured!

  1. Date: 3/23/2012 12:44:00 PM
    I like that form, but love the sentiment in this piece. Congratulations - Chuck

  1. Date: 3/22/2012 7:14:00 AM
    Congratulations Rocky on your well deserved featured write this week. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 3/16/2012 9:05:00 AM
    Very emotional your writing technique :) welcome to poetrysoup