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Dancing set her spirit free

She was a shy girl Few words spoken from her When out in the world. She was unsure of who she was Living in her shell Not unlike that of a prison cell. Refrain But dancing set her spirit free Gone was her fear Whether in class or on stage Gone was her cage The beauty inside unfurled A smart, happy, controlled girl emerged. Afraid to say something wrong Afraid to do something wrong She did not wish to upset anyone She was not so smart So her mother said many times Often cross with her she didn’t know why. Refrain But dancing set her spirit free Gone was her fear Whether in class or on stage Gone was her cage The beauty inside unfurled A smart, happy, controlled girl emerged. When she was back in the world Where shattered had been her trust The shy, unsure girl returned She wanted to be liked She knew there was much to give inside Few people knew the real person inside. Refrain But dancing set her spirit free Gone was her fear Whether in class or on stage Gone was her cage The beauty inside her unfurled A smart, happy, controlled girl emerged. She had a smile that could light up a room She was kind and had compassion for others She knew how to listen to others Why didn’t she feel free To express her mind Why couldn’t she shine? Refrain But dancing set her spirit free Gone was her fear Whether in class or on stage Gone was her cage The beauty inside her unfurled A smart, happy, controlled girl emerged. One day she left her home And made her own She made many friends And her work was commended Others listened to her words She found she made a difference. Refrain Dancing had set her spirit free Gone was her fear Whether in class or on stage Gone was her cage The beauty inside her unfurled A smart, happy, controlled girl emerged. By CarolineCécile © April 6, 2006.

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Date: 8/24/2010 5:23:00 PM
What a wonderful story - Great write Caroline!~Tirzah~
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Date: 8/24/2010 1:58:00 AM
Smile ~ "Soo Very Tender And Beautiful This Story 'Dear Gifted And Precious Caroline Delacroix; Just As The Poetess Whom Penned Its Splendors I Believe!!!" ~ "You" captured endearing here dear lady, "I Love 'Your Poetry" ~ This is a fave and, I want to "Thank You" for "Your" kind com this morning dear and, "Beautiful Poem" ~ "My Love And Warmth to You And Your Loves Always," John! ~ Smile, "Have A Very Beautiful Dear Caroline, Pirouetting Upon The Stages of Beautiful Love;" Bye Dear Lady!:) ~
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Date: 8/23/2010 8:25:00 PM
I probably started to adore Freedom at 3 years old...a shy little girl, mom took her to ballet classes. That shell was gone whenever I was on stage...I was free to express myself..and learned to be ME. Beautiful poem, dear Caroline. Are these lyrics for a song? Love, Iolanda
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Date: 8/23/2010 8:13:00 AM
wonderful write my new friend. always Michael
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Date: 8/23/2010 8:05:00 AM
lovely poetry, I very much enjoyed it
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Date: 8/23/2010 6:40:00 AM
Thanks for pointing out the spelling errors in my poem Quo Vadis, Caroline. The feelings that I expressed is all over since two decades. I am sorry if I sound blunt.
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Date: 8/22/2010 8:29:00 PM
Wonderful and creative free verse on a dancing girl - A nice character drawing, Caroline
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