Hazel Durham


The Last Dance


Holding our frail bodies now, on this short, straight trail,
Between the sunset, then the darkness,
Will crawl and fall,
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

An elderly couple still so much in love nearing the end of their lives. This is fictional.

Comments about this poem (The Last Dance by Hazel Durham )

  • Gold Star - 25,464 Points Akhtar Jawad (3/21/2015 3:05:00 PM)

    Music makes our romance the eternal dance,
    Moves on the ballroom floor slow but graceful,
    Like swans on a ripple free lake,
    Reflecting an elderly couple that never neglected
    Their spirits, still so supple,
    All part of a love that God must have helped,
    From the heavens above.
    A great write...............10 (Report) Reply

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  • Bronze Star - 2,287 Points Ken E Hall (3/1/2014 3:10:00 PM)

    great dancer poem a near picture of I...retired ex comp dancher met in a ballroom and still go dancing 3 times a week loved reading it...the main thing it has done for us is we are extremely fit with legs like coilo springs with no last dance in sight...regards (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (5/18/2013 10:12:00 AM)

    dance within dancing with whole world nice one (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,088 Points Valsa George (4/9/2013 11:33:00 PM)

    Music makes our romance the eternal dance,
    Moves on the ballroom floor slow but graceful,
    Like swans on a ripple free lake,

    These lines are lovely Hazel! ! I am happy I could locate this site! The example of that elderly couple who are still supple who recieved love and grace from above is so very inspirational. Even the last dance can be graceful! !
    Top marks! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 339 Points David Wood (4/6/2013 8:17:00 AM)

    A lovely poem. I lost my wife 12 months ago and she is alive in my poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 442 Points Yasmeen Khan (4/2/2013 10:12:00 AM)

    a long beautiful piece of writing, brightened with the fire of emotions..it is embellished with lovely metaphors and similes like 'swans on the ripple free water' adding beauty to the poem.
    With our souls soaring with the rhythm of living,
    The art we learnt, cherished, is the beauty of giving, ...beautiful lines (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,229 Points Thomas A Robinson (3/26/2013 9:34:00 PM)

    Oh sounded real to me...you could not make up such without a life's experience.
    That twinkle in your eye is the fire burning in your heart.
    And the waltz of love goes around and around and never stops.
    And there is never really an end...just going from one room to another.
    A very inspiring and goes straight to my heart poem.
    Thank you Hazel (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,179 Points Valerie Dohren (3/25/2013 6:43:00 AM)

    Have been locked out of PH all weekend, hence the delay in commenting Hazel. A really lovely write, very inspired with some beautiful lines - enjoyed reading very much. (Report) Reply

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