Dance Poems | Examples of Dance Poetry

Dance Poems. Below are short, long, best, famous, and new examples of dance poems. This list of poems for dance is a great resource for examples of dance poems and show how to write poems for dance. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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Categories: dance, desire, for her,
My Heart Is
by Justin Abdool
My heart is a ball, if yours is the moon.
Mine is a dance, yours is the tune.

My heart is a boat, if yours is the...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, dance, deep, desire, love,
A thousand kisses deep
by Dominique Baptie
I have woken from a dream, holding a key
staring through unopened doors
at the sleeping dragon curled up inside of me.
on my back i bare her...

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Categories: dance, daughter, freedom, inspirational,
THE GIFT
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
Can you hear it coming?
Can you?
The distant thunder in my 
heart,
rumbling, bubbling up 
from the driest well
blood now pumping fast,
a rising feeling peeling away
some kind...

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Categories: dance, daughter, for teens,
She's The Go Go Go Girl
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
She’s the Go Go Go Girl
Livin' in the mo’
Likes to put on a show
Just for a li'l while
make you laugh and smile
Just for a li'l...

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Categories: dance, rain,
Premium MemberHaiku 1-2-2018
by John lawless
Haiku 1.12.2018

windblown tap dancers
pirouetting percussionists
rollicking raindrops


John G. Lawless
©1/12/2018
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Categories: dance, fantasy, guitar, hyperbole,
Wicked fingers
by Adhyatmika Tripathi
As your wicked fingers crawl onto the tightened metal,
I feel myself loosing control, reminiscing my presence
as if it is the holy lord's forbidden prayer,
That is...

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Categories: dance, sky,
A Cold Frigate Day
by Darlene De Beaulieu
A frosty day the air is cold,The chimney smoke dances in the sky....

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Categories: dance, light, sound, time,
Premium MemberWaves - collaboration with Darren White
by Sara Ella
Sound currents
     invisible caresses
     on sensitive skin
resonate

Rays of sunlight
     dazzled display 
 ...

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Categories: art, beautiful, child, dance, inspirational, music, poetry,
Premium MemberTearing Down the Walls
by arthur vaso
Armies build great Walls
Children with smiles make then all fall

Embracing our children
We shall see love never war

When we mix like pink cocktails
We will dance to...

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Categories: dance, desire, emotions, imagery,
Premium MemberAn Angelic Face
by Emile Pinet
An angelic face, with a melt your heart look
is framed by curly locks of ebony hair.
And deep hazel eyes you can lose yourself in
with skin...

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Categories: dance, freedom,
Rockin
by Kathryn Sweeney
College kids,
we danced to Lou Reed
all night long,
beers in hand as we hit the floor,
we never tired of those songs,
the "wild side" pulled us in,
like...

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Categories: dance, integrity, poetry,
Poetry in Motion
by Richard Olson


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Categories: dance, peace, sunset,
Premium MemberDancing in the Sunset
by Vermillion Scythe
Slowly and gracefully, the sun sets
as the gusts of dark twilight wind refine the sway
to show there is no reason to feel any regrets
and the...

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Categories: dance, emotions, war,
DANCE, OH MY HOME
by Mathew Eze
DANCE, OH MY HOME
Dance, oh my home!
With heads bowed in prayers
Heart filled with love, open arms for all
Till the rising wave stills. 

Dance, oh my...

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Categories: dance, dream, fantasy, imagery,
Dancing Inside a Whisper
by Suburban Lovechild
Barely seen
Barely heard
Tiptoeing so not to disturb
The fragile agility
Meant for the peasants
Watching from above
We magically prance
The secret soft-shoe dance
Aimed for culture clashes
To provide lore where
It...

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Categories: dance, imagery, perspective, philosophy,
Barefoot
by Sarah ROSEN
Can the sole
striking, dragging, lifted 
still be considered weary
if just only because
allowed to stand 
and pause

This dance, a slide and lilting twist 
that bends forward...

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Categories: dance,
Premium Member10 LINES 5 WORDS
by harry horsman
when the moon is hot
and the sun a cooling
the stars lose their shine
when the clouds a fooling.

when one is in love
the whole world’s a grooving
her...

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Categories: beautiful, blessing, class, dance,
Dancing In The Rain
by Ken Jordan
Poet:  Ken Jordan 
Poem:  Dancing In The Rain
Edited by:  Sparkle Jordan 
written:  November/2017


Dawn
presents the essence of
a perfect clear day - with...

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Categories: dance, life,
Premium MemberDancers
by Mike Hauser
We are all but dancers
In the rhythm of life
While some seem to dance it perfectly
Some can't get the steps down right

Don't let that stop you...

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Categories: dance, earth, sun,
Premium MemberThe New Swing
by Maureen McGreavy






         earth in dance spins with sun light on his feet   a new number begins















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Categories: dance, fantasy, farm, fun,
Barn Dance
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Mustn't slow down 
	headed crosstown
To a barn made of lodgepole pine.

There's a showdown 
	at the hoedown
Where we dance with cows and swine....

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Categories: dance, heaven, love,
Dancing Souls
by John Scotter
Shadows dancing beyond the stars 
Free souls they flutter in the heavens 
Way beyond what we call Mars 

Arm in arm free
Dancing in solidarity 
Love,...

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Categories: dance, earth, imagination, places,
Premium MemberAll Still Dance
by Starling Hunter
we dance the old dance
as old as time itself yet
ever fresh each day

who knows its real name
how long it’s been around or
cares who danced it...

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Categories: adventure, blue, boyfriend, break dance, happiness,
A rockstar
by Dakota Hershey
the demands of lilred's friends are too high
they are too expensive to keep.

she was too tired today
didn't sleep
drank a large coffee in the morning
a rockstar...

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Categories: dance, lust,
Premium MemberFIVE LETTER WORDS
by Kim Rodrigues
sweet music swing
     gypsy bells cheer
berry wines swoon
     lulls aloft wings 
warm’d honey cache
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Categories: dance, first love, memory,
As Sacred Becomes The Past
by L. J. Carber
As sacred becomes the past,
the old times laugh youth away--
the words, the music thrilled us
with elated visions of life, and
we remember her lonely seduction
at the...

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Categories: age, bereavement, caregiving, cute dance, death, love,
Premium MemberAge Doesn't Matter When You're in Love
by Rhoda Tripp
Your adolescent love preserved ages
Mine a victim of uncertain choices
Whimsical tryst unlocked empty cages
Ignoring shrill caws of raven voices

Stars twinkling, moonlight casts glow on wrinkles
Wheelchair...

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Categories: dance, fear,
Premium MemberFear Of Dying
by peter duggan
Fear of dying

I have me no beliefs
To me they’re childish
And come through all the fear one has
To me they mean to wish
But I have faith...

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Categories: dance, religion,
the purple candy cane
by Brenda Hamodey
wake up to the smell of a purple candy cane under my pillow dancing from one ear to the next... I giggle as it tickles...

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Categories: dance, fantasy, freedom, fun,
Premium MemberBlock Party
by Carol Mays
Dance, Ladies, dance!—
By the light of lanterns.
Let your red skirts swirl
Like the tops of carousels—
Candy-apple red.

Dance, Children, dance!
With your glowing adornments—
Rainbow blue and green—
Firefly green.

The...

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Categories: dance, death, dream, love,
Story Time
by Amy Price
I see where i am but forget were i have been it makes no sense now.But i'm sure it did then. Decisions come then slip...

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Categories: dance, happy, imagination, inspiration,
Music
by Stefani Leslie
 You quickly lift me up,
 When I am feeling down.
 You Truly make me feel alive!
 Oh how I love your sound!

When my thoughts...

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Categories: dance, metaphor, romance, social,
Premium MemberThey Still Shoot Horses
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Two pairs of Equus eyes that motion dare,
foxtrot to the midnight endless dance
Their heated passion is an Appaloosa affair,
day number three of a spotty romance

Leg...

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Categories: dance, life,
-fool-
by Frisk Carris
Thinking that I could just dance through life, 
What a fool I am for following that melody. 
But such a weak-minded person I am,
I couldn't...

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Categories: dance, dark, earth day,
Premium MemberI Dance With Darkness
by Brenda Chiri
I've danced with darkness,for so long
In his arms, I'm but a limp rag doll
His infatuation for me, felt so wrong
Still he'd come for me, each...

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