Ballerina With Fins

All The World's A Stage - Poem by Ballerina With Fins

and all the men and women merely players?

All the bustle! We dare not stall.
Curtains rise and curtains fall;
where are our hearts? We dare not look.
Trampled somewhere underfoot.

Men and women everywhere;
hide the daggers in your stare!
For the curtains cover not our hearts
Hush, be still; and let 'Life' start.

With it the glamour, with it the pain
(oh, we actors are insane!)
rise the velvet curtains now.
Show business; what it's all about.

We play it now, we played it then
regardless of our age. We
played this game of 'Life' because

'All the World's a Stage'.

Comments about All The World's A Stage by Ballerina With Fins

  • Melvina Germain (9/9/2006 12:08:00 PM)

    I love this poem, especially the beginning starting with an old shakespearean quote-great--Melvina (Report) Reply

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  • (5/22/2006 4:15:00 PM)

    Yeah, I love this poem,
    It's very well written and structured! Great job!

    ~~Elya Thorn~~
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  • (5/22/2006 3:47:00 AM)

    Love it, love it, love it, lovey darling! lol flouncing off the stage! rofl Tai (Report) Reply

  • (5/22/2006 2:40:00 AM)

    ya and we all want an 'Oscar' darling heheheheheheh good write feel the same dave xxx (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 22, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 28, 2010

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