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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.
Poetry of my life
Life’s silent Poetry And as the years slipped Slowly away, And the blue skies Of childhood became more distant, It was life’s silent Poetry, That crept back in again, Slipping past walls of protective debris. Come back to touch my hand gently, To lift...Read More
Categories: art, bird, birth, dance,
Form: Free verse



What Fascinates Me
This music that is playing on this bus Is robust, cheerful and energetic. African beat if there ever was, To give the journey a touch of magic. It brings pep into my African foot,... Like I could stand and start...Read More
Categories: dance, africa, car, cheer up,
Form: Rhyme
Sex Dance
You give cha cha dance a bad name You give ballet dance a bad name You give couple dance a bad name You give ice dance a bad name No association okay just follow the steps Clear your mind, deny...Read More
Categories: conflict, confusion, dance, emotions,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member footle DANCE May 21
SOLO EGO line dance per chance NOTE:A footle is a two line ,2 syllable verse with an integral title-Light Poetic verse form,witty,pertinent,topical etc (technically a trochaic monometer and not necessarily in rhyme).A 'hybrid' innovative sequenced variation has developed over...Read More
Categories: dance, word play,
Form: Footle
Premium Member footle DANCE May 20
TRAD JAZZ hop skip jive trip NOTE:A footle is a two line ,2 syllable verse with an integral title-Light Poetic verse form,witty,pertinent,topical etc (technically a trochaic monometer and not necessarily in rhyme).A 'hybrid' innovative sequenced variation has developed over...Read More
Categories: dance, word play,
Form: Footle



Premium Member footle DANCE May 19
CHARLESTON kick feet off beat NOTE:A footle is a two line ,2 syllable verse with an integral title-Light Poetic verse form,witty,pertinent,topical etc (technically a trochaic monometer and not necessarily in rhyme).A 'hybrid' innovative sequenced variation has developed over the...Read More
Categories: dance, word play,
Form: Footle
Give Me The 80s
I'll take 'em any day of the week I can't lie Sounds so good make you get up out of your seat Today, we're just sitting with our phones I can't lie Got me feeling like an alien who just...Read More
Categories: appreciation, beautiful, celebration, dance,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Dance of Praise
Dancing like the wind In the oaks, with leaves Waltzing to melodies Notes of light, joy, faith Reflected in His grace As He rains down His love Across the souls of ones Who know Him as their God The Savior of the world The...Read More
Categories: christian, dance, inspirational, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Funmilayo Feasts Friends And Family
It's Adenike Funmilayo Treasure birthday, celebrate! Just a second; kindly take a look See how beautiful the nature glows In its own way to imbibe joy in her days And have memories saved for time to come Dear friends, celebrate this...Read More
Categories: dance, 2nd grade, art, birthday,
Form: Other
Birthday Blissful Blessings
Dear Olabosoye Oluwafunmilayo Raise up with joy your cup To thank Him- the standing backup Being off and on like an innocent pup Smiling at the lightproof to have a closeup Toast to the new leaf turned Hallelujah...Read More
Categories: dance, anniversary, beautiful, birthday, blessing,
Form: Other
The Dance Recital
The dance recital showcased Hip-hop, jazz and yes, ballet. The costumes and the music Put much talent on display. From pre-schoolers up to college, All their hard work guaranteed That they’d entertain us beautifully And they sure did, indeed. We...Read More
Categories: dance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Whispering Wind
I am the gentle wind kissing your face as I go by. I bring warmth to your cold body as I sigh. I bring the whispers of wonder from a mysterious past. I will bring forth Gaia with...Read More
Categories: beauty, dance, environment, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE CATS DREAM
*** THE CATS DREAM *** The cats snuggling dream Of turning through the music between stars… Of their fur transformed to feathers… Of a time past when Brought to ballet class They danced for the great George Balanchine — As living models Jumping...Read More
Categories: beautiful, cat, dance, history,
Form: Imagism
Puppets
Held on to the fine strings Was the framework of a puppet As the colourful fabric clings, To its body depicting snippets Of the rich culture passed on, From generations ago And then it dawn upon The newbies for it to...Read More
Categories: analogy, culture, dance, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Godbout Orchestra
From the Baltics Weighing in at 256 lbs. "Belgium" Paacard Skyrunner! He posses the ability to be World's Champion! Someone fans adore and the staffs of many Companies admire. Ain't hard to love him, As easy to respect him. Men in both locker rooms Like testing...Read More
Categories: dance, art, business, character, creation,
Form: Bio

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.

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