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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 summer dance party
summer dance party

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

6-28-21
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
If We Could Dance
Strumming my heartstrings

Drawing me in with each note

Playing the most beautiful song

Hearing the words you wrote


Filling in all the gaps

The melody is for me

Beating loud...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dance, love,
Form: Rhyme
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

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 swings her...

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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
My...

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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 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

Water...

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Categories: beauty, dance, nature,
Form: Free verse
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
The Awakening
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 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 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, music,
Form: Rhyme
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!
Perhaps
I'll tap dance,
lightly,
while he snores.
For freedom
has a jazz band beat
...soon twirling dizzily...
Shhh!
The prison guard stirs.

9/27/2019

Yalto...

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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
Premium Member FINGERDANCE POTD

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Categories: dance, girl, imagery, memory,
Form: Rhyme
We Danced Through Life

We danced amongst the stars that night
when joy had fallen far from sight 

We danced under the sun so bright
And when all seemed lost, we...

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Categories: dance, love, music, relationship,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Buttercups and laughter
She sings in soft tones,
her magic exists beyond the obvious.
Listen closely to her wanting,
She is wrapped in a trancendent light.

A dreamer,
chasing white rabbits.
Grasping for the...

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Categories: april, courage, dance, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DANCING ON AIR
Freedom! Sensuously she spreads her wings, 
Floating in glorious glens
Now at one with nature

16th February 2015
Jan Allison
Syllables checked with how many syllables
Contest In Praise of...

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Categories: dance, freedom,
Form: Kimo