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Dance of Ashes

Poetry By: raindown
Poetry



Preserverence through struggle, and the power of the dance.


Submitted:Sep 12, 2008    Reads: 216    Comments: 9    Likes: 3   


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Dance of Ashes

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A beautiful storm

Breaks before me,

Nightmarish in measure.

Unto it I bow.

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Crashing magnificently

At my feet...

Stepping back in slow motion,

I gasp insilence.

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Tearing through the air

All around me...danger.

Hair fanning out,

I Turn.

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Worlds depart,

Gracefully shredding.

With shaking hands hold

Together my heart.

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Partners in fate,

Spin in slow motion.

Hand in hand, robes fly

In a dance of ashes.

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Ignore the explosion

Of destruction, behind.

Into the face of fate,

Smile.

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Beat of drums;

"Bang, bang, bang, bang!"

Ghostly feet impale earth.

Onward…

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Possess The Spirit,

Perseverance; Keep. Going.

With hope, hitting the floor

It is sung.

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The song of survival;

"Move, move, move, move!"

Filling empty spaces

In breathless lungs.





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