Top 100 Poems About: DANCE

In this page, poems on / about “dance” are listed.
  • 1.
    Danse Russe

    If I when my wife is sleeping
    and the baby and Kathleen
    are sleeping
    and the sun is a flame-white disc read more »

    William Carlos Williams
  • 2.
    The Dance Of Death

    THE warder looks down at the mid hour of night,
    On the tombs that lie scatter'd below:
    The moon fills the place with her silvery light,
    And the churchyard like day seems to glow. read more »

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • 3.
    Reciprocal Invitation To The Dance


    COME to the dance with me, come with me, fair one! read more »

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • 4.
    I Cannot Dance Upon My Toes


    I cannot dance upon my Toes—
    No Man instructed me— read more »

    Emily Dickinson
  • 5.
    The Dance

    See how, like lightest waves at play, the airy dancers fleet;
    And scarcely feels the floor the wings of those harmonious feet.
    Ob, are they flying shadows from their native forms set free?
    Or phantoms in the fairy ring that summer moonbeams see? read more »

    Friedrich Schiller
  • 6.
    The Night Dance

    Strike the gay harp! see the moon is on high,
    And, as true to her beam as the tides of the ocean,
    Young hearts, when they feel the soft light of her eye,
    Obey the mute call, and heave into motion. read more »

    Thomas Moore
  • 7.
    My Papa's Waltz

    The whiskey on your breath
    Could make a small boy dizzy;
    But I hung on like death:
    Such waltzing was not easy. read more »

    Theodore Roethke
  • 8.
    The Baby's Dance

    Dance little baby, dance up high,
    Never mind baby, mother is by;
    Crow and caper, caper and crow,
    There little baby, there you go; read more »

    Ann Taylor
  • 9.
    Dance Me To The End Of Love

    Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin
    Dance me through the panic 'til I'm gathered safely in
    Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward dove
    Dance me to the end of love read more »

    Leonard Cohen
  • 10.
    Sweet Dancer

    THE girl goes dancing there
    On the leaf-sown, new-mown, smooth
    Grass plot of the garden; read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 11.
    Crazy Jane Grown Old Looks At The Dancers

    I found that ivory image there
    Dancing with her chosen youth,
    But when he wound her coal-black hair
    As though to strangle her, no scream read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 12.
    The Dance

    She is young. Have I the right
    Even to name her? Child,
    It is not love I offer read more »

    Ronald Stuart Thomas
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