swetha vankayalapati


Ballerina O Marina


Ballet dance,
art lies in resilience.
with feet under grace!
Hold your silence for music in distance
'cause Ballerina O Marina
paves way to the evening stage! !

Rare things under care;
Suit of adhore over;
Shoes from a movie scene;
Hair together than ever;
Weary eyes, tiny nose
to many as I seem!
I'll see Marina
ahead of whoopla around
play with inches of fling
so joy could reach and ditch in air.
'O', in mere, she is on!
Shalls gonna do all now! ! !

Curtain raises;
Her stiff white skirt
puff eyes straight
at her pirouette next;
Shining peny crown
reckons as present
to her pas seule previously!
I shall sprinkle mercy,
for, her pas fragrance
shall vanish with spots of
dark eyes and pot scents
on the crowd around
to the feast of mirth,
to the dancing fealth,
to the words of Ballet music! !

Spins in swifts,
swifts around, around like in whirlwinds;
Twirls and swirls, here and there,
therein, about an axis
herein with poises;
She twirls and swirls in noises of whirlpools;
To her whirl, a thrill in eyes;
To her swirl, a chill in looks;
To her twirl, a drill of claps;
To her spin, hearts spin to bound;
To her swift, thoughts knot around;
Her feet high in air, so keep an eye near,
for she purls with her pointes
spins and swifts,
swirls and twirls,
and whirls like chain of pearls!
As finale: the strings of viola spring
Marina spins again
and autumns;
Curtain downs! !

Submitted: Friday, June 15, 2012
Edited: Sunday, June 17, 2012

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

{'pirouette', a complete turn on one foot}
{'pas seule', a solo dance}
{'pas', a dance step}

Comments about this poem (Ballerina O Marina by swetha vankayalapati )

  • Gold Star - 21,595 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (5/10/2014 4:05:00 AM)

    As craftsman's craft work, weavers best of woven items, nature's rainbows with its glorious colours, this Poem actually enjoyed by me. I felt that dancing in its perfection is written in poems and footsteps of dancer experienced in rythms and poem is wonderful and great. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Roongratt Srimanchantha (7/14/2012 1:13:00 AM)

    Oh I can see her dancing from your words!
    Wonderfully written..I enjoyed reading :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Oludipe Oyin Samuel (7/13/2012 8:51:00 AM)

    whoa *duffs hat. Superb imagery! I got the full-bodied picture in my head. Beautiful composition (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,196 Points Elena Sandu (7/11/2012 6:50:00 PM)

    Beautiful! ! I was there and with the last sounds of viola spring I felt my hands burning for claps. Thank you! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 197 Points Pheko Motaung (6/20/2012 11:46:00 AM)

    A fantastic fabulous poem! Suddenly I want to dance! You're wonderful yourself. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Kasia Fedyk (6/16/2012 11:48:00 PM)

    Fantastic poem Swetha1 just amazing, I feel like a ballerina :) Thanks! love and Light Always (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,675 Points Wahab Abdul (6/16/2012 11:08:00 AM)

    wondeful poem, i enjoyed...keep going (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,936 Points Ken E Hall (6/16/2012 6:49:00 AM)

    As my daughter a dancer from 4yrs old now has her own ballet school this poem I find so in with it, and I loved it++++10 regards regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Anele The_african_son Potelwa (umbhali_wasembo) (6/16/2012 4:30:00 AM)

    Now with reference to art, this poem just exposed the wonders of dance, how I wish I could be able to do, but really with no hesitance I enjoyed the way an image was created by the write, Super!

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