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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


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 Summer Dance Party
summer dance party

blue waves rock and roll
 seashore tides shimmey and shake ~
  sunlight tap dances

Contest: Summer Haiku
Sponsor: Tania Kitchin...

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Categories: dance, summer,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Dance Party In Summer
dance party of summer

blue waves rock and roll
 seashore tides shimmy and shake ~
  sunlight tap dances

white clouds pirouette
 delphiniums deep plies ~

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Categories: celebration, dance, summer,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member 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,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Oceana

Oceana flings her sequined petticoats
Upon the sands as if to toss the seaweed 
From the swirling edges
While she dances with the wind
With each turn she...

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Categories: dance, 10th grade, 11th grade,
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

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Categories: dance, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Never Stop Dancing
I am the diamond
     that breathes 
     in your hands;
The fine lace to sway in
     breezes through windows

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Categories: beautiful, dance, inspirational, joy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dancing With Mom
When I was just a wee one
          my mom taught me to dance

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Categories: analogy, dance, joy, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Narwhal Song
~The Narwhal Beckons Before Dawn~

   If I could sing a song,
   It wouldn't be just any song.
   I would...

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© Skat A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, character, dance, deep,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Blue October
Introducing: Leonora Galinta & Poet Destroyer

I was awoken by the effulgent smiles of sunlight 
Dancing on my window pane with great delight 
A jovial repartee...

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Categories: dance, adventure, beautiful, blue, celebration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dragonflies Dancing
Sunlight sparkles on the shimmering pond
its mirror like surface smooth as silk
dragonflies dance across the water 
performing aerial acrobatics like a circus in the air


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Categories: beauty, dance, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Awakening - POTD
POTD 5th Feb 18

Dedicated to Ken, a good friend of mine who had to give up a brilliant ballet, ballroom dancing and stage career when...

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Categories: dance, growth, journey, lost
Form: Couplet
Premium Member We Are One
We Are One

Dear Ancient Sister
I hear your distant calls finding me on a gentle breeze
You have lived in my dreams for many seasons

My voice 

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Categories: dance, blessing, celebration, community, courage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Autumn - a Citrine Leaf
A citrine leaf in lingered lilt
did savor breeze of sapphire whisk
as Autumn’s honey-secrets spilt.
A hopscotch star.. an ember brisk,

she sighed and fell— then took her...

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Categories: autumn, dance, death, flying,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Love Is My Muse
What if love is my muse,
and you are the rosy
red poem in my soul?
Will you lead 
my ink to feel 
your warm air—
thaw hail in...

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Categories: dance, deep, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member India
I hear much joy in the music,
View elation in the dance
Feel happiness in the laughter,
Soulful spirit in poetic romance.

I feel love in the language
Swelling in...

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Categories: appreciation, art, dance, music,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Midnight Romance
We first met at the Obsidian Bar, 
on a night that I will never forget.
She’s dressed to the nines; like a movie star
in charcoal satin...

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Categories: dance, new year, romance,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member - The Swan Princess -
                       Every day...

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Categories: beauty, dance, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lucid Dreams
 Last night I dreamt that I was dancing 
in soft foggy mists designed in 
pearly bows, frolicking from 
thin fluffy silver waves- 
blanketing moonlit...

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Categories: dance, deep, love,
Form: Nonet
Premium Member Still Winter
Dead Winter Stray~ By: Poet Destroyer

Nearby paces, Combatants lost under the cemetery walls,
“Blessed Men and Heavenly Remedy Women of Ages,”
Feelings of dance at the beginning...

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Categories: death, dance, beautiful, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member She Dances To Her Music
She dances to her music gracefully,
     her choreography, at whim, profound.
With graceful twirls and spins, so dreamily,

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Categories: dance, inspiration, muse, music,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Marriage of Seasons
November’s sitting at her loom.
For gown of lace, a wrap she weaves,
And when she meets her dauntless groom,
They’ll dance among the fallen leaves.

For gown of...

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Categories: dance, farewell, silver,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Avi, Oh Avi
Oh Avi, Avi
  Sometimes, with my eyes closed
    I see you dance
      A dervish, whirling, like...

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Categories: boy, dance, memory, remember,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Muse Abused

I'll just step
very softly,
tip toe,
on this blank page.
My inner critic?
fast asleep!
I'll tap dance,
while he snores.
For freedom
has a jazz band beat
...soon twirling dizzily...
The prison guard stirs.



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© P.S. Awtry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dance, freedom, muse,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Dancing Dewdrops
filtered through cotton-colored clouds
  golden rays of sunlight emerge
trapping dancing-dewdrops in their beams
  brightening welcoming skies
    the meadow an artist's...

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Categories: art, color, dance, sky,
Form: Free verse