i wish i could dance

By anakronistik_me

i wish i could dance
to the tune of haunting pianos
grasp your mind with my movements
and force you into a trance.

then forever you'd be mine
you'd sew me sleeves of heartbeats
because i am the epitome of grace
and all others are swine.

there is nothing more you could want
than an embittered queen
someone who loves you with past regrets
and who loves to flirt and flaunt.

you will never have anyone more forgiving
than me and my friends of favor
because no matter who you try to tell
you will continue a dedicated living.

i wish i could dance.
maybe then i'd have power over you
maybe then you'd love me.

it doesn't have to be real
as long as you look into my eyes
when you lie to my face.

as long as you keep telling my truth
we should be fine.

i wish i could dance
to the tune of haunting painos.

maybe then i'd be beautiful enough.

Unauthorized Copying Is Prohibited. Ask the author first.
© 2007 Sarah C. Mills
Published on Sunday, August 26, 2007.     Filed under: "Poetry"
Log In or Join (free) to see the special features here.

Comments on "i wish i could dance"

Log in to post comments.
  • ladyofsorrow On Thursday, March 15, 2012, ladyofsorrow (31)By person wrote:

    great write

  • FadedBlues On Thursday, March 15, 2012, FadedBlues (2961)By person wrote:

    ...you were given this award, but the day & all of us were rewarded with this poem...

  • Sketso On Tuesday, August 28, 2007, Sketso (455)By person wrote:

    Ack... I was feeling this just the other night, and here I log in to find you've written me. Let me say this, though: You CAN dance. Some people just can't see...

  • A former member wrote: Oh sweetie. You are beautiful, and anyone who doesn't love you for who YOU ARE isn't worth a damn of your time. You must learn to love yourself first. This was very deep and lovely.

  • Winter Born On Sunday, August 26, 2007, Winter Born (171)By person wrote:

    I gotta back Danni on this one, if you need to try to impress whoever can't see this beautiful mind....fisk em! find another...awsome write. Faved!

  • GraveFlower On Sunday, August 26, 2007, GraveFlower (283)By person wrote:

    you are beautiful, in every single way....anyone who you have to try to impress, isnt worth it, your amazing, poet, person, being,,,,keep it up, ♥ fabulous fucking write.....


How to Criticize Without Causing Offense
© 1998-2019 DarkPoetry LLC
Donate
[Join (free)]    [More Poetry]    [Get Help]    [Our Poets]    [Read Poems]    [Terms & Privacy]