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Dance Poems | Examples of Dance Poetry

Dance Poems. Read and share great examples of twirling, rhymic, and funny poems about all types of dancing. This list of dance poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read beautiful examples of twirling, rhythmic, and funny poems about all types of dancing. Share, read, and see how poets write about this performance art form centered on wonderfully choreographed human movement. Dance forms like ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, modern, and waltz and cousins of poems since both are typically rhythm-based. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of dance poetry. This list of works about dance is an excellent resource for examples of how to write dance poems.
The mist, Dances, like ballerina heels, It kisses, The fountains, And irises, Bows and sways on Reynaldo Casison...Read More
Categories: beauty, dance, nature, romantic,
Form: Imagism

Premium Member The Swan Princess
Every day with practice in tights and leotard ...Read More
Categories: beauty, dance, music,
Form: Free verse
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 this iced mind? When dim rays fall as pale hues....Read More
Categories: dance, deep, love,
Form: Free verse
As Death Drips Prologue
Moonlight drips upon my parched soul as I taste time I wonder if the dead dance in silky starlight steam October 1st 2023...Read More
Categories: dance, death, moon,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ballet of living light
One day in a trance meditation state, ego fell like a dead leaf from a tree, even as rhythm of bliss magnetism chaste, frolicked amidst lilac flowers carefree. Awestruck beholding presence turn to dust, formless awareness pulsated as light, infusing bliss...Read More
Categories: autumn, dance, love, purple,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member A Year Of Fun
This year is about to close, with snow on it's way. It is time to turn the blushing apples into, a warm apple pie with ice cream. Cinnamon from the oven...Read More
Categories: autumn, dance, food, happy,
Form: Free verse
Strange Happening
The race for this thing still goes on and you have to meet me before the break of dawn, somewhere beyond the clouds I envision an oracle coming out of the sea and the people...Read More
Categories: dance, appreciation, blessing, celebration, creation,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Autumn - A Citrine Leaf
A citrine leaf in lingered lilt, did savor breeze of sapphire whisk with Autumn’s honeyed-secrets spilt— a hopscotch star.. an ember brisk, she sighed and fell— then took her chance! a citrine leaf in lingered lilt with wind-a-whirl in saffron dance below...Read More
Categories: autumn, dance, death, flying,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Chapter 14 -- DAMIAN and POLLY: First Apartment
Date. August 2023 Damian turned 22 and Moved from his family's estate Into his own duplex apartment, 5 bedrooms. One master bedroom and 1 and a half bathrooms. Down town West Virginia. One night...Read More
Categories: best friend, confidence, dance,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Smiles for free
In a world where nothing ever seems to smile for free. Your eyes color hues; keep doing the trick for me I will always vote for you in person, never absentee In my eyes I see your reflection,...Read More
Categories: dance, deep, happiness, woman,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Graceful
graceful ballerina gets her moment to shine, ...Read More
Categories: appreciation, art, dance, imagery,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member En Pointe
“Point your feet! Rotate! Don’t stick your butts out! Stay out of your heels.” I looked up from where I was sitting. There was no music—only the thump-thud...Read More
Categories: beauty, dance,
Form: Haibun
In the step of morning dance
you've been absent for a long time, as a whisper colored pencils of living cells I wasn't aware of which story to look for you in without it, I have lost a lot a leg a hand a kidney my head until...Read More
Categories: dance, deep, devotion, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Tease
Melancholy chimes, a dark silhouette; Doleful burlesque doll, soft splatter of sound pulls tears from her eyes; Fall into pain dance on sadness; Risque ranting stains that lace bra; Revealing everything naked twirl; Pouting is a tease....Read More
Categories: dance, emotions, feelings,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member Chapter 10 -- DAMIAN HAKIM: Teenage Aspirations
Merrily Merrily cold January 2018 Damian wakes up late Saturday morning There was hardly a warning and She danced her way over to Damian's Bed. Hey lover, how's life?" 10 am. He pulled her onto his lap,...Read More
Categories: best friend, dance, sensual,
Form: Prose

Specific Types of Dance Poems

Read wonderful dance poetry on the following sub-topics: ballet, beautiful, belly, celebration, country, flamenco, folk, foxtrot, funny, hip-hop, life, jazz, love, modern, moonlight, rhyme, rumba, salsa, skillful, swing, tap, tango, waltz, western and more.

Definition | What is Dance in Poetry?