The Performer

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Other  |  House: Booksie Classic

Performing for all to see, but you never get to see the real me.

Spin me quickly
Twirl me fast
Don’t stop me now
Please let me feel the rush
Let me feel the power
Lift me
Hold me in the air
Let me be someone I’m not
The graceful dancer
A pretty face with no life story
Raise me higher
With more force
I need to feel something
Although I’m not sure what it is
Turn me ‘round
Dip me lower
Help me be escape this reality
Make me the girl
Just the girl who loves to dance
Just a girl that has no past
Just a singer with no worries
Help me fly
To lose myself
So lift me
Spin me
Dip me
Twirl me
Turn me
Give me a chance
Just to be that nameless face
Who entertains them all

Submitted: February 27, 2009

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HOLY CRAP. *shakes head and smacks self on face* Ummm...HOLY CRAP!! That was so frickin' good. No kidding, there is nothing that I would have done differently. The whole poem is absolutely fantastic, but the last three lines are my favorite. They tie it in a nice, black little bow and seal it with a kiss. I have to say, this is probably now my favorite poem of yours. It is REALLY, REALLY good. Gosh, Molly, you're brilliant, you know that?

Sat, February 28th, 2009 12:34am


Aw, thank you...this means a lot to me. Thank you so much. And you know, you were the favorite during writing class. ;p

Fri, February 27th, 2009 7:04pm


See poetry was my thing but you had to go and be better at me in that too
didn't you
this is AMAZING!!!!!!
i'm not sure where this all came from- but dang
you gotta start crankin out more- it's beautiful

Sat, February 28th, 2009 3:36am


Aw, thanks. And no, it is still your thing...because you are absolutely amazing.

Fri, February 27th, 2009 7:51pm

Amber Streey

... t6his seems like it took some thinking... if I had written it it would have sounded rustic but YOU made it flow beautifully and Gracefully.


Sun, March 1st, 2009 4:57am


Ah, thank you Kayoen. I love this poem, it's one of my favorites.

Sun, March 1st, 2009 6:28am


whoa....... i think i just got slapped in the face by your poem! that is AMAZING........ where did you learn to write like that??? that is TRUE talent..... you just made my poem run away w/ its tail b/w its legs.....

Mon, March 2nd, 2009 3:09am


oh wow, well thank you. I learned to write from my mom who is actually a writer on this site. She writes romances as well as some poetry. And your poetry is good! I've read it and it's really good. Thank you so much for reading.

Mon, March 2nd, 2009 7:33am


*sighs* I left a comment but for some reason it didn't show up. I'll try to say basically what I said in the last one.

First off- I love this line-A pretty face with no life story.

Second off-I loved this poem...Showing how some people just want to forget their past and who they are..they want to be occupied mind body and soul by something that appears beautiful to all other people. They want to be accepted for what they are doing and not questioned for what they have done. Or that's what I get from this poem anyways..hopefully I'm not far off :/

The words flowed beautifully and made for a wonderful piece!

Tue, March 31st, 2009 7:04pm


Wow, thank you very much for your feedback. Sorry the other comment was deleted. I have problems with computers (technology just repels me), So I am no help to you. You really understood what this poem was all about. Thank you for reading my story in this poem.

Tue, March 31st, 2009 8:13pm


… I really like this poem. It reminds me of holding my little girls hands and spinning around real fast so she would fly out from me. She sure did like it. She’s not a little girl anymore and I can’t spin her around and watch her laugh like that any more.
… Thanks for the memory.
… You get my vote.

Mon, July 5th, 2010 3:19pm


Thank you so much. I love writing poems that people can really relate to.

Mon, July 5th, 2010 2:38pm


I think this is amazing. It reminds me of my life in a way... Keep writing!

Wed, July 14th, 2010 6:15pm


I'm so glad you like it! The thing about poetry is it is not only a way to express yourself, but to relate to others.

Thu, July 15th, 2010 2:42am

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