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Best Dance Poems

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


Premium Member I DANCE
Voice: Jason Williams

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I danced! 
Whirling air around me, particles of sundust 
in tornadoes and hurricanes following me in awe
I danced.
Each night I wake and feel...

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Categories: abuse, dance, music, pain,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member Wind From The Sea



Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Watercolor Painting -- Wind From the Sea, 1947




Standing in the old house
A strange mixture of feelings erupt within me
My roommates Depression,...

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Categories: dance, conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope, love,
Form: I do not know?
Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: dance, birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad
I Think Of You - An Alternative Universe - 6

From childhood it was a world of two...you and I...
I leaned lightly, leisurely against your heart and you let me in.

We were five I use...

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Categories: dance, best friend, cute love, desire, funny
Form: Prose Poetry
Like Ice --- THE WALTZ
"Black Ice"

Sorrow flows from the first sunrise 
Eyes deeper than winter and rainfall
A painful combination never felt before 
At core death awaits
   -...

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Categories: absence, allusion, color, dance, depression, lost
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: dance, god, life,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Love One Another




“Peace I leave with you
           my peace I give you
     ...

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Categories: dance, death, depression, hate, hope, peace,
Form: I do not know?
Thinking Out Loud
~writer's notes~

i think out loud
from my fingers to a keyboard 
so forgive me if my speak
is somewhat long winded
if it has swirls and curls
this is...

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Categories: dance, angel, beauty, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Within Reason- Maurice Yvonne and Seren Roberts



                        Within...

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Categories: dance, life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Dreams of India
Dreams of India

Her music haunts me
in such a knowing way
it makes me weep
and causes my heart to ache.

I become homesick for her
scents, her sounds, her...

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Categories: dance, beauty, culture, desire, dream, hindi, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Poetry Collection

Hourglass

Sand falls
Through the glass
Love falls
Within the past
Memories dance
They never last
Head in my hands
As I stare overhead
At the hourglass


Falling Down Stairs

Stairs broken
Wheels unspoken
I fell
Grasping for air
Are...

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Categories: dance, art, guitar, humanity, introspection, longing, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member True Colors

Eyes are the windows of a soul and they say ‘Love is blind’
But how do you describe colour to a sightless person?

Such depths to your...

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Categories: dance, color, friendship love,
Form: Free verse
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: dance, poetess, poetry,
Form: Personification
Premium Member With Love for You
Sun flow progressed from east to west,
   with rays of light, the day is blessed.
        ...

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Categories: dance, love, nature, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dance, angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Under the Stars
Breathtaking
    poetic passions,
         lavender skies
         ...

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Categories: dance, autumn, love, poetry, romance, stars,
Form: Verse
Premium Member If this was my last poem
Come to me my beloved,
save me from life's brutalities,
so this heart can soften -
sparkle like a million fireflies.

For you hold the light
to illuminate my soul.
For...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dance, romance, romantic love, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ONLY EVER WITH YOU
O N L Y   E V E R    W I T H   Y O U

Only ever with you,...

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Categories: dance, inspiration, life, love, relationship, romance, soulmate,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member - Peace, Love, and Gods Greatest Gift -



The mellifluous musical tones of the village bells

Echoing chimes over the cold snowcapped mountains

Both finding their way to people in the valley below

Christmas songs —...

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Categories: dance, celebration, christmas, december, inspiration, jesus, religious,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Island Spirit
Palm trees are swaying island style
Within the gentle trade wind's flow,
As Egrets glide on salty air—
Then land where verdant grasses grow.

Breathe in sweet scents of...

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Categories: dance, adventure, beauty, nature, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Portrait of Love
Let me paint you like a summer’s day,
Upon luscious landscapes where lovers play…
With oils of Celestial Blue and Carmine Red,
Cherry Blossom Pink with a Saffron...

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Categories: dance, art, color, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Poet's Gift
A Poet's Gift

A poet writes to share a secret depth 
Of feelings within their soulful breast.
They write to grasp onto immortality,
To be remembered beyond their...

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Categories: dance, art, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE BELLE OF THE BALL
My dress is made of fine peach coloured lace
Hair is in ringlets, which frames my pretty face
The lights in the room cast a romantic glow
My...

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Categories: dance, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Where Gladiators Fought
Part I

Where gladiators fought for life,
we meet to fight for love
The constellations in the Roman night sky,
celestial spectators, bathe the Colosseum
in the white blood of...

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Categories: dance, passion, places,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Try
Try to live
Try to feel pain with no tears
Try to remember years past and often lost
Try, oh try to know life need not be cold...

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Categories: dance, appreciation, art, inspirational, introspection, love, motivation,
Form: Free verse