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Dance Upon Your Grave

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Dance Upon Your Grave

The day that you die I will dance upon your grave
And shed myself from the shackles of your shame
I would put you there myself, if only I were brave
Knowing now that your monster can’t be tamed
For your demons, I no longer could be blamed

Your death would turn me loose
Set me free from your abuse
And I would dance like I was a little girl
From around my neck I’d cut the noose -
If only they’d remove you from my world


by, Joe Flach for nette onclaud's "Let's Dance" contest

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  1. Date: 3/20/2012 4:12:00 PM

    You are always killing off your wife in your poems - now you want to dance on her grave. Does she ever read these? Nice poem - congrats on your win. Mike

    Flach Avatar Joe Flach Date: 3/20/2012 4:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    In this case, you are influenced by knowing who the author is ... I actually wrote this as if the narrator was a girl in an abusive relationship with a man. I guess I did not succeed in getting that across.
  1. Date: 3/19/2012 11:19:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Nette's "Let's Dance" contest Joe. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/17/2012 2:50:00 PM

    enjoyed the dark shade of movement here, joe... loads of congrats on your stunning win in my contest :) huggs

  1. Date: 3/17/2012 12:35:00 PM

    Sad but effective. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/17/2012 12:03:00 PM

    congrats Joe on another fantasticd write and win for lets dance contest.. always so intense your lines..luv..

  1. Date: 3/10/2012 7:45:00 PM

    a magnificent write Joe.. very strong and filled with tremendous emotion luv.. good luck in contest.. a different type of dance to enjoy .. excellent one..

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 5:22:00 AM

    Ooo Joe I like this..deep, very deep xx