OVATION

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dancing

Submitted: March 11, 2016

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back when she learned to walk
it seemed more often she would dance
receiving smiles from visitors
as through the house, she'd prance
.
her mother told her, "darling
you would make your mother proud
if someday on the stage
you got ovations from the crowd"
.
she practiced daily after school
and on the weekends too
she vowed to get so good
she'd make her mother's wish come true
.
she entered competitions
and she always won the cup
the other girls, although they tried
could never measure up
.
she made her big debut at last
she'd reached the proper age
and there was mother, right up front
mere inches from the stage
.
the crowd was rapt in silence
as she twisted, hopped and whirled
amazement on their faces
as her talents were unfurled
.
she had the full attention
of that big room, fully packed
then did the big finale
that was crucial to the act
.
the second she was finished
all were rising with a glow
her first night at the strip club
and she got her standing O


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