Ballerina on the wooden floorA Poem by Liana
That beautiful fresh soul,
The ugly voice came from nowhere,
A failed dancer…
“Look at the ballerina with the big thighs,
The black leotard….
And the splinter-
It stuck like old criticisms and habits.
This woman looking back.
“Be like this….. put your arm here….
Just be like this.”
Blinking, twirling…. So many sequins…
Squinting, and changing the movies in my mind,
Still now a new woman…
© 2012 Liana
Added on April 24, 2012
Last Updated on April 24, 2012
Sydney , N.S.W, Australia
AboutA rusty window, a jagged old wine bottle, white lilies vibrating with Vivaldi and a pot I dislike filled with flowers I do… this is enough to stir the inspiration inside my waters and it pours .. more..
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