Ashley Meinert


The Closing Dance - Poem by Ashley Meinert

The swaying of trees
And rain pouring down
I lift my hands to the black sky and dance all around
The warm rain feels soothing against my cold skin
I spin around laughing and feel ecstatic within
I do not feel alone on a night like this
Where people come together and unite with great bliss
The piercing music drowns out voices but I know they are still here
Last time was different there is nothing to fear
We dance with one another gripping on so tight
Even in this blackness I see a breakthrough of light
The storm is slowing down raindrops leave their final marks
The music finally fades and now I stand silently in the dark
I look around searching
And thinking where did they go
All running away together they leave me here alone
My body begins to tremble tears fill my blood-shot eyes
I collapse to the ground knowing this is our final goodbye

Listen to this poem:

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is about the pain and loneliness I experienced when my best friends left for college. They met close friends and created a new life. I feel like everything has changed and It is hard to cope with.

Comments about The Closing Dance by Ashley Meinert

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 30, 2012



[Report Error]