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Best Ballerina Poems

Below are the all-time best Ballerina poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of ballerina poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Swan Ballerina Pages
Like delicate white swans were they,
the white swans of a grand ballet -
ballerinas waiting in a row
underneath the candlelight’s soft glow.

But what are ballerinas with...

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Categories: ballerina, poetess, poetry,
Form: Personification



Premium Member The Ballerina
The Ballerina


The curtain parted...there upon the stage,
'neath bright chatoyant spotlight's glaring glow
she stood, a cynosure in tunneled beam;
demure, yet with ineffable glamor.

With lovely bow, this...

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Categories: ballerina, dance, emotions, music,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Ballerina

Her fit and fluttering form behaves,

As sunlight frolicking atop the waves ...

No heavenly music is yet as sweet,

As the song she dances ... with her...

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Categories: ballerina, beauty, dance, muse, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
GRANDPA
*GRANDMA WAITS IN THE GARDEN*

Hi, grandpa, it's me again!
Your dentures sit in an open glass above the nightstand
Remember the tears grandma sang before she passed?
The...

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Categories: ballerina, beautiful, care, death, grandchild, granddaughter, grandfather,
Form: Free verse
Umbrella
There she stands 
Centre stage for all to see
Tall and slender 
Precariously she balances.

I reach out for her
Draw her to me 
My hand skims her...

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Categories: ballerina, confusion, devotion, life, lost love, mystery,
Form: Personification



Wild Mango Fandango


Tongues of my temptress fire lick, 
arousing your ardent artistic desire,
if you dare, imagine me — the intensity
capture me, take your chance;
I’ll love you, leave...

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Categories: ballerina, dance, emotions, imagery, imagination, inspiration, poetry,
Form: Personification
A Game Of Thorns - Collaboration with Maurice Yvonne

i heard a...what do they say...a spine chilling scream
...is that the saying?

a spine chilling scream
followed by

'he's dead, my G_d he's dead'

the phrase echoed 
inside the...

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© Carol B.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ballerina, addiction, bereavement, body, boyfriend, father daughter,
Form: Narrative
On A Ballroom Of Stars
When I feel alone
a gypsy soul without a home

When nobody 's there 
with warmth  to share
When rattling rains are all I hear

I close my...

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Categories: ballerina, beautiful, emotions,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Summer Rispetto
A ballerina butterfly, she’s gliding
sweetly through the meadow’s grass still fresh with dew.
She sees a stream, kicks off her shoes, and sliding
down from a rock,...

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Categories: ballerina, beautiful, child, summer,
Form: Rispetto
Out of Control

I spin, faster and faster…    
losing control, I am a propeller rising.
Once, you were my mystery to solve – 
my challenge, my...

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Categories: ballerina, break up, emotions, identity, metaphor, relationship,
Form: Free verse
God Created Lullaby
Cascading water
dancing like ballerina
down the green mountain
singing a sweet melody
God-created lullaby.





© kashinath karmakar(27th Dec.2011)
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Placement:5th; (Dec.2011)

Contest:Short and Sweet

Sponsor:Francine Roberts...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ballerina, nature, , Lullaby,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Tears For Apollo

Oh, my precious child, let me kiss away your weep -
     do not be troubled, the moon but bids good night,
...

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Categories: ballerina, analogy, childhood, father, love, metaphor, moon,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Nature's Beauty and Sky's Heart Became One
When Nature's Beauty and Sky's Heart Became One
 
Emerald glen, I first saw angel’s wings come down
one of Nature's bright treasures outside our small town;
as...

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Categories: ballerina, appreciation, beautiful, desire, fantasy, love, nature,
Form: Romanticism
When Nature's Beauty And Sky's Heart Became One - a collaboration with Robert Lindley


Emerald glen, I first saw angel’s wings come down
one of Nature's bright treasures outside our small town;
as brilliant glows entered sad heart and seeing eyes,
I...

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Categories: ballerina, beauty, life, nature, romance, soulmate, true
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Pipe Dreams
Pipe Dreams

Though I have a woman’s heart; it pounds with
dragon’s fire. Curled about the core of self, 
I have lain in wait for Asia with...

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Categories: ballerina, analogy, symbolism, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beautiful Sadness
"I don’t think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains."
Anne Frank

My heart does mourn looking through windows pane,
As my eyes adorn the...

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Categories: ballerina, beauty, love, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Au naturel
Descending stairs in ballerina pink
     her naked toes now tentatively sink
         into the...

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Categories: ballerina, child,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Tenderest of the Roses
This rose stands alone
In the garden
Like a ballerina waiting on cue
For the sun to rise
So she may dance and sing and bloom
In full glory
Her blossom...

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Categories: ballerina, rose,
Form: Light Verse
A Music Box and Memories

On a cobblestone street,
cracked and ill-repaired, 
I rifle antique shops 
  for a jeweled music box 
     to cradle my...

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Categories: ballerina, fantasy, grief, loss, love, music, sound,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE MIRROR WORLD
Oh in the mirror world, she dances on a stag all her own,
A reflected ballerina, stepping ever lightly in the shaded
Silhouettes of yesterday, twin figures...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ballerina, beauty, devotion, friendship, imagination, inspirational, mirror,
Form: Free verse
Curved Coconut Tree
Curved coconut tree
holds a ballerina pose
worthy of applause...

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© Joe Murphy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ballerina, appreciation, beauty,
Form: Haiku
Picture Perfect




    

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ballerina, beauty, nature, , Lullaby,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member TERRIFYING TINA
A petite ballerina named Tina
Seemed serene but she couldn’t be meaner
When she got in the sack 
She was on the attack
At the size and the...

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Categories: ballerina, dance, humorous, relationship, silly,
Form: Limerick
The Face of the Buddha
( This poem is about the ' Killing Fields' of Cambodia, 1975-79,  where as many as 2 million people were murdered by the communist...

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Categories: ballerina, angst, bereavement, betrayal, corruption, grief, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE MUSIC BOX

 Is it simply just a wooden music box?
Charming the human soul, with its melodic undertone,
What a hypnotic melody it so plays, enticing the listener
With...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ballerina, adventure, beauty, fantasy, fear, gothic, imagery,
Form: Free verse