Usha Pisharody

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*pirouette - Poem by Usha Pisharody

Flounce your tutu,
My Child,
Of Self confidence
Perched on the toes
Of the Faith in yourself!

I watch you
Dear One,
Sure that you
Can do it!

I urge you silently
Shed that fear...
And do the pointe...
Step up on your toes


Ah yes! Let your
Hands lift, so gently,
Curve upwards.

And I hold my breath...
The first step-
Swaying, dipping,
A flourish...

And then,

You give me the magic
In that leap-
And the pirouette-
Spinning, and spinning...



Then you curtsy.
Your smile,
in wonder,
When you look at me

Says it All! !

And all I want to say is-
I told you so!

December 11,2007

Comments about *pirouette by Usha Pisharody

  • (4/5/2008 2:15:00 PM)

    What a beautiful picture you paint - love and pride!

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 5, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, July 13, 2008

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