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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. Read a definition and example (where appropriate).

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.

List of New Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Tornado Dance Cool For Cats Rhyme dance, desire, fantasy, happy,
Wild Marckincia Jean Free verse dance, adventure, blessing, celebration, courage,
Dancin' on a Pole Robert OBrien Classicism addiction, allusion, crazy, dance,
Dancin' in the Rain Robert OBrien Classicism dance, dark, deep, desire,
Lost in a Waltz Robert OBrien Classicism dance, cinderella, color, courage, creation,
Premium Member Poem LET'S WALTZ ONE LAST TIME nette onclaud Rhyme dance, lost love,
Premium Member Poem Fly John Crowe Rhyme dance, fun, happy, silly,
Prom Night 1982 Kimberly Hilton Free verse dance, first love, heartbreak,
Premium Member Poem DANCER CHILD- James Edward Lee Sr. Couplet dance, 3rd grade, appreciation, child,
Premium Member Poem What Dancing Bears Carol Connell Free verse change, dance, faith, god,
Premium Member Poem You Sexy Thing John Crowe Rhyme appreciation, cute, dance, fun,
Basking Robins And Droning Wasps matthew harris Pastoral dance, appreciation, april, birth, celebration,
Premium Member Poem An Inconvenient Mistake of Fact Mark Toney Limerick computer, dance, fun, internet,
DANCE Lady Labyrinth Senryu dance, fun, humorous,
Dream Song for Today Matthew Anish Free verse dance, freedom,
Dance through Dustin Legan Rhyme best friend, dance, first
Premium Member Poem Fire Judy Dunbar Rhyme beauty, dance, desire, fire,
REHEARSAL Edlynn Nau Senryu art, dance, humor,
Premium Member Poem Graceful Moves Heidi Sands Lanterne dance,
A Kind of Winter CHRISTOPHER BOWEN Verse celebration, dance, nature, river,
Something CHRISTOPHER BOWEN Free verse dance, fish, horse, ocean,
Premium Member Poem Sky Dressed Judy Dunbar Rhyme beautiful, beauty, color, dance,
Dancing Delight M. Renee Taylor Sonnet dance, joy,
Do You Remember Christine Phillips Narrative dance, environment, friendship, leadership,
Premium Member Poem IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY: LXXVI T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue dance, film, humor, sexy,
Premium Member Poem JIMMY THE SUIT Line Gauthier Monorhyme character, clothes, dance, image,
Move Move Move Timothy McGuire Rhyme dance, fun,
Premium Member Poem ALL PIRATES NOT CREATED EQUAL Line Gauthier Limerick dance, funny, judgement, voice,
Premium Member Poem The Devil's Saxophone Judy Dunbar Rhyme dance, imagery, music, sensual,
SUDDENLY SWANS Ann Gilmour Free verse beauty, dance, surreal, water,
Suddenly Swans Diarra Boatswain Free verse dance, song,
the big world jan oskar hansen Blank verse dance, color, confidence, corruption, cute,
Premium Member Poem Let Yourself Go Sandra Weiss Haiku body, dance, music,
Titillating Twenties M. L. Kiser Free verse dance, fashion, fun, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Midnight John Crowe Rhyme dance, life, mother, poverty,
50 Words for Poe: Love Spell Lady Labyrinth Romanticism dance, encouraging, love, magic,
Dancing at Midnight Mugisho Theophile ABC age, dance, friendship, friendship
Rock and Roll ilene bauer Rhyme dance, nostalgia,
Premium Member Poem She Is Sex John Crowe Rhyme dance, desire, fun, love,
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50 Words for Poe: Circadian Lady Labyrinth Free verse dance, dark, imagery, magic,
Jack CHRISTOPHER BOWEN Light Verse dance, house, husband, judgement,
Ephemereal Sakushla Gunasekara I do not know? angel, beautiful, blessing, dance,
Premium Member Poem THEY CAME TO ENTERTAIN US Jim Yerman Verse dance, life,
Premium Member Poem The Music Box Judy Dunbar Rhyme beautiful, character, dance, dream,
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Bal Masque Christine Tan Free verse appreciation, beautiful, dance, dream,
Premium Member Poem Sunny John Crowe Rhyme beautiful, celebration, dance, freedom,
Premium Member Poem The raven and the coyote John Castellenas Prose Poetry dance, heart, lost love,
Premium Member Poem Dreams Dancing A Dance Into Retreating Time Robert Lindley Sonnet art, dance, dream, emotions,
chamber music jan oskar hansen Blank verse color, confidence, corruption, dance,
Premium Member Poem The Fox Trox and THE DANCING CHILD - - James Edward Lee Sr. Couplet animal, appreciation, dance, engagement,

About This Page

Dance Poems. Above are examples of twirling, rhymic, and funny poems about all types of dancing. This list of dance poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of 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, famous, and contemporary examples of dance poetry. This list of works about dance is an excellent resource for examples of how to write dance poems.

Dance Poem Example

The Victory Dance

To play as if today
Is your only chance.
Some say, “It’s just a game.”
Have they done the Victory Dance?

When hard-earned Victory
Was finally at hand,
Have they felt the glory
Raining down from the stands?

To do or not to do….
No one wants to hear, “We tried.”
Effort and dedication will be rewarded… 
They are the magic on your side. 

Yes, to fall short is still an option;
But much better to succeed.
Heroes are made and remembered
Only by their deeds.

So, just go out and win.
Give your all to each and every chance.
Persevere and achieve…

And do the Victory Dance.

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