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Belly Dancer


I walked in and found a chair,
And sat down and saw you there;
The light was shining, the light was low,
The candle flickered soft and slow.

The lonely music filled the night,
I felt right then my heart take flight;
The voice that taunts behind the veil,
Haunting echoes that sob and wail.

Hips that glide with slow gyrations,
Arms that weave with undulations;
Languid eyes touched with kohl,
Whisper words to flame the soul.

The sounds of that persistent beat,
Soothe the brow with passion's heat;
Lost in the scene that ignites my eye,
Heats my skin and makes me cry.

You move thro night and cast your spell,
And thoughts I think I'll never tell.
Let's pretend there'll be no end,
For you are more to me than friend;

I want to take you in my arms,
And feel the warmth that never harms;
I play on the strings of love's romance,
As you swing and sway in a belly dance

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  1. Date: 5/15/2014 2:22:00 AM
    Very good. I wrote a similar poem, which I later expanded into a song called Egyptian Dancer.

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 4:54:00 AM
    This poem is so well written, So spell binding. What an awesome write. Excellent!

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 8:27:00 AM
    you know, i could read you for ever, Does that make sense? anyhow i'm sincere. that 5th stanza is a classic. as are all the others.

  1. Date: 7/27/2012 5:20:00 AM
    lovely poem and congrats on feature...patrick

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 10:33:00 AM
    congrats on having this passionate piece featured this week Elizabeth, its beautiful

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 3:38:00 PM
    Took the words right out of my mouth, Liz. I can hear the music, smell the smoke, taste the booze, and I won't tell you what else. Great stuff as usual. Congrats on the selection. Love, daver

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 7:26:00 PM
    You paint such an unforgettable portrait here... your rhyming, flow and imagery are outstanding! 'gyrations...undulations,' I LOVE IT! :))

  1. Date: 6/30/2012 6:58:00 PM
    ..."Ps. This Is Beautiful In Certain Colours Again, 'Just Like You, Beautiful Elizabeth.'" *

  1. Date: 6/30/2012 6:56:00 PM
    ..."Sooo Much More To This Beautifully Written Painted Profound Verse In Rhyme, My Dear Sweeet Beautiful, 'Beautiful Elizabeth' *.* I Find A Touch Of Melancholy Within Her Heart ? Perhaps At Some Point Standing Afore A Dressing Rooms Mirror ? A Priceless Spirit & Beautiful Precious Light; Two Which Tango ? Searching The Stars For A Love From Afar; Soothing The Pangs Amid Gyrations Things; Round & Round, Her Beauty Goes *.* 'Tea For Two, My Luv,'" Tristen :)

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 4:29:00 PM
    ..."Purely Beautiful, 'Sweeet Beautiful Elizabeth *.* Luv,'' Tristen :)

  1. Date: 5/8/2012 7:05:00 AM
    Hot....oh so hot ! I love this write dear poet ! Yet another to mine favz ! It was a pleasure reading your thoughts today Elizabeth, and how glad I am to do so ! Have a blessed one my friend....much love, james

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 1:53:00 PM
    * "My Beating Heart Is Still Pounding From The Sheer Lace Joy of This Desirous Poem * My Dear Sweet Beautiful Elizabeth * I Too Would Have Found Myself to Be Mesmerized * Nothing in This Place More Beautiful Than The Delicious Beauty of A Beautiful Woman * Completely Captivating * Both Her & Your Own Sweet Beauty * My Luv, Always * Sarah." *

  1. Date: 6/19/2011 5:55:00 AM
    Belly dance with love's romance dancing 'BELLY DANCER' in lyric I like your Poem because it is fantastic.

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 1:32:00 PM
    You have an infectous rhythemic style that carries the reader on and on. I'm glad I came upon your works. Work's does'nt seem an appropriate way to describe poetry. But!