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Last Dance and May I Have This Dance

Last Dance by Darren White Oh be my heart for me when it stops beating, My lungs to breathe thin air still far too chill, My feet to dance the world while I’m still living As they still want but now no longer will. Be my two arms and tug me in our tango— Flamenco palo, wrap your wings around My lithe frame, chant me our concluding canto With all the strength in us you somehow found. Oh sit with me and reminisce those dances… Pure, perfect passion, smile and lift your head, Observe illuminated skies above you… We meet again, we’ll waltz soon in Atlantis. With you here, there is nothing that I dread, Do not be sad, this is not an adieu.
May I Have This Dance? My heart beats a steady rhythm Gale winds won't take my breath Your feet on top of mine can dance all ebullient And if your arms get tired, mine will hold your weight No wings here-I am mortal Let our spirits of freedom sate And soar across the heavens, through the Milky Way You are a bright lit candle-the flame will not go out For I am keeper of the lighthouse Scribing every nuance Your words shine so, mi Estrella Living words that sing and sway Sometimes rhyming, artful placing Every syllable is etched to stay So, light the path of your life’s passions Each word a heartfelt view Dance for everyone to follow-learn the beauty that is you.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 11/25/2017 1:02:00 PM
This is a treasure for always. It made my soul sing such yearning.
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Date: 6/30/2017 10:55:00 AM
Just beautiful Sara, a lovely poem Darren has inspired in you. I really enjoyed them both and the fact they are both posted here together made them even better :)
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/30/2017 1:30:00 PM
Thank you so much Lenna :) speaking of inspirational poets-you are too!
Date: 6/17/2017 10:03:00 AM
I just came over to see this Sara. How did I miss this beauty? I was fully drawn into this. Congratulations on the outstanding write. So nice to see poets like Darren be an inspiration :)
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/17/2017 10:51:00 AM
Thank you Heidi :) I am rather new to PS but have found good friends and writing inspiration here. <3
Date: 6/7/2017 12:41:00 AM
Excellent. Well penned. Enjoyed reading it. Thanks for sharing it.
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/7/2017 5:29:00 AM
Thank you Ravi :)
Date: 6/6/2017 8:00:00 PM
Congrats on POTD, well deserved, I read this a few days ago, just wasn't logged in to comment on what a great poem this is!! :)
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/6/2017 8:48:00 PM
Thank you Arthur :) or was totally inspired by Darren's poem <3 <3 <3
Date: 6/6/2017 1:12:00 PM
Sara, this is a wonderful write, I really mean it! You sure can write girlfriend! And yes, Darren (Duir) is a great inspiration to us all! Please keep writing!
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/6/2017 1:20:00 PM
Thank you so much Budgie <3 :) I will! :D
Date: 6/5/2017 6:35:00 AM
PotD, isn't it wonderful my friend? <3 <3 <3
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/5/2017 6:58:00 PM
Totally AWESOME! :D <3 \o/
Date: 6/5/2017 4:34:00 AM
Congratulations on POTD Sara, so lovely, and what a splendid response to Darren's lovely poem. So food all around......Maria
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/5/2017 6:32:00 AM
Thank you Maria :)
Date: 6/5/2017 12:57:00 AM
Sara, congratulations on POTD! Well done.
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/5/2017 1:13:00 AM
Thank you Eve :) This was inspired by Darren's beautiful poem. <3
Date: 6/4/2017 7:53:00 PM
Sara, Congratulations on POTD!! A wondrously composed free verse here by you and Darren. Beautiful language and very uplifting. Cheers and Best, Gary
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/4/2017 9:48:00 PM
Thank you for your very nice comments, Gary :) I wish you all the best as well <3
Date: 6/4/2017 2:40:00 PM
Hi Sara, what an outstanding inspiring poem you have written. Totally heartfelt and well, absolutley BEAUTIFUL. I love it, and congrats on a potd... hugs :)
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/4/2017 5:15:00 PM
Thank you, Akkina! :D Darren's poem is the inspiration <3 Hugs back!!!
Date: 6/4/2017 10:11:00 AM
So touching..brought tears to my eyes. Congrats on the well-deserved selection. :)
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/4/2017 2:17:00 PM
Sunlite, thank you so much <3 Hugs to you :)
Date: 6/4/2017 10:08:00 AM
Hi Sara, This is sooo beautiful and poetic. It's a nice reply to Darren's poem. Congratulations to you both. It was well deserved:-) Alexis
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/4/2017 2:14:00 PM
Isn't Darren's poem wonderful? :D Thank you Alexis <3
Date: 6/4/2017 10:06:00 AM
One of the most beautiful I have seen on PS! Congratulations. A fav for me.
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/4/2017 2:13:00 PM
<3 :) Thank you so much, Sunlite! Yay for the fav! \o/
Date: 6/4/2017 8:50:00 AM
Lovely...Congratulations Sara for POTD honors so very well deserved.
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/4/2017 9:21:00 AM
Thank you so much Charlie - Darren's beautiful poem was the inspiration :)
Date: 6/4/2017 7:38:00 AM
A beautiful poetic dance ..Congrats to both of you on POtd
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/4/2017 8:35:00 AM
Thank you so much Joseph :) Darren's words dance so well! This is a wonderful surprise <3
Date: 6/4/2017 7:02:00 AM
Congratulations Sara
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/4/2017 8:31:00 AM
Good Morning Tim and thank you! :)
Date: 6/4/2017 6:55:00 AM
- A wonderfully beautiful poem ( X 2) .... CONGRATULATIONS to both of you ... a gem :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/4/2017 8:17:00 AM
THANK YOU SO MUCH, Anna-Lise :) Hugs back to you! <3
Date: 6/4/2017 6:29:00 AM
Good Morning Sara. Congratulations on your entry being Chosen POTD. Hiya Darren congratulations to you also. Enjoy all the way.
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/4/2017 8:15:00 AM
Thank you so much, Lisa! <3 This was a wonderful surprise this morning :D
Date: 6/4/2017 6:14:00 AM
Wonderful, wonderful, WONDERFUL!
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Date: 6/4/2017 6:17:00 PM
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/4/2017 7:57:00 AM
Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU! :D
Date: 6/4/2017 5:42:00 AM
Being out of town, I've missed reading these two fantastic writes. Well done and congrats to you Sara. And Darren, if you read this, your words dance for you.
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/4/2017 7:55:00 AM
Thank you Lin! :) This certainly is a wonderful surprise to wake up to! I agree that Darren's words dance <3 Hope you have a wonderful day!
Date: 6/3/2017 8:18:00 AM
Sara, it is so beautiful, your poem, incredibly beautiful. And I am so honoured that you wrote a reply to my poem. Love you, my friend :) <3
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/3/2017 9:01:00 AM
You shine my friend-love you too :) <3 Thank you for being you!
Date: 6/3/2017 7:05:00 AM
A beautiful poem and tribute to Darren. He is a great friend, poet, and ray of sunshine.
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/3/2017 7:54:00 AM
Thank you Tim :) Yes, he is exactly that. I hope you have a good day, my friend.
Date: 6/3/2017 6:22:00 AM
Hello Again Sara. Now I see. Thank you. And yes, congratulations to you both for sharing such exquisite poetry. You continuation and addition to the first part is perfect. And now Miss Sara I am closing the computer. Have a wonderful morning and weekend. May everyone know the magic and wonderful of dance. Honestly
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Date: 6/3/2017 6:14:00 AM
Good Morning Miss Sara. This entry is stunningly beautiful and yes very poetic in its execution and thought. Was this written by you or Darren. I'm sorry if I'm confused. Dance and the concept of dance I know has special meaning for Darren and it also has special meaning in life itself and the passion of life and romance. I was just about to close the computer but I am so honored and privileged that I noticed this entry. I hope this day finds you well. Thank you for sharing. Well done completely and entirely. -- s m i l e --
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Sara Ella
Date: 6/3/2017 6:17:00 AM
Good Morning Lisa :) Thank you for your wonderful comments. Darren wrote the poem Last Dance and I just added to it with May I Have This Dance? I hope you have a good day <3