Harlea Quinn66


The Dance (9/21/11) - Poem by Harlea Quinn66

They came into our class
Asking if we were coming to the dance

I raised my hand up into the air
To show I was gonna be there

After mine was raised, you raised yours too
A small gesture that made my heart flutter

I couldn't wait for the dance
Knowing you would be there

For maybe, just maybe
I could dance with you

I straightened my hair
Put a little lip-gloss on

Hoping you would notice
How pretty I'm trying to be

I step into the darkness of the gym
And look around me

I see you wave me over
I try to hold back a grin

The music starts
A blazing noise all around us

We then begin to sway, to jump
To move to the rhythm

As I'm moving
I notice you staring

Are you staring at me?
Or at another girl?

No, I catch your eye with mine
You quickly turn away, hoping I didn't notice

The songs turn slow
Here is my moment of truth

Everyone else found a partner
Except for us

I feel like we're the only two there
That nothing can change the way I feel

We slowly move together
I blush scarlett red

I put my arms around your neck
I feel yours wrap around my waist

I can't breath
The room is spinning

Then you look in my eyes
And smile

We start to move back and forth
With not a care in the world

I could stay like this forever
Being in your arms feels so right

We say nothing
So I rest my cheek against your shoulder

I feel you pull me closer
My heart beats in my throat

We stay like that till the end of the song
And you hold me a few seconds longer

'We're just friends' I tell myself
I'm sure you're saying the same thing

But that second longer
Will last a lifetime

I now know for sure
That you will never leave my head again

My whole life changed
After that one dance


Comments about The Dance (9/21/11) by Harlea Quinn66

  • Romeo Della Valle (9/21/2011 11:09:00 PM)

    And the Dancing Queen spoke again, eloquently! Another brilliant piece! Definitely, Poetry runs in your blood! 10+++ Keep it up! Love and Peace for always! Romeo (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, November 7, 2011


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