Jeff Bresee

(10/29/1970 / Salt Lake City)

A Step Half Made


As lightening shone and thunder blew
I danced the dance that dancers do
They danced it back and asked if I
Would mind them dancing through the night

I thought no harm could come of this
Besides, such company I’ve missed
Thus, on we danced so unaware
That torrent rains beyond compare

Fell down in floods on higher ground
And like a wall came crashing down
Then somewhere in a step half made
The dance I danced was washed away

Now all that’s left for you to see:
Remains of the catastrophe
Oh, hopefully from this you’ll know
Don’t ever dance when thunder blows

Submitted: Monday, May 30, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Step Half Made by Jeff Bresee )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Democracies All Must Fail, Is It Poetry
  2. Conviction's Diatribe, michael walkerjohn
  3. Think right, hasmukh amathalal
  4. BYE! BYE! ! BYE! ! ! EBOLA! ! !, G. AKANJI OLANIYI
  5. The Occident's Secession, michael walkerjohn
  6. One's Mind, michael walkerjohn
  7. Mind's Refuse, michael walkerjohn
  8. 6 is truly 9, michael walkerjohn
  9. Flowers!, rajendran muthiah
  10. Never feel alone, hasmukh amathalal

Poem of the Day

poet Sir John Suckling

Dost see how unregarded now
That piece of beauty passes?
There was a time when I did vow
To that alone;
But mark the fate of faces;
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Elizabeth Bishop

 

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. If, Rudyard Kipling
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  9. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  10. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]