Take Me There with Poetry

 

Dance and poem combination

Dancing with poetry. Photo Source: dat’, CC BY-ND 2.0, via Flickr

Hello and happy National Poetry Month! Oh heck, who are we kidding?! It’s always poetry time in Parfait land. And here you wondered… Hehe. Today it’s also music time here, and we better get dancing – after all, why wait for the fun to begin? My newest poem is called “Take Me There.” Let’s take a ride together into the town of poems and love; I’ll go first.

Take Me There

Take me to the dance floor and

Swing me around you with caring arms,

Feel my hair touch your shoulder and

My love reach through your plaid shirt.

 

Pair me with the memories of who I once was, and

Tell me I am a better version of

The woman you’ve seen in photos.

 

Let’s dust off my shoes and

Take them for a round of steps and turns,

With your arm at my waist and

Knowledge that my wait is finally at its end.

 

©2014 Christy Birmingham

Let’s dance and love, day by day ♥ ~christyb

 

Garth Brooks – “The Dance”

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82 thoughts on “Take Me There with Poetry

  1. Aquileana

    I lIked the second stanza Christy… It made me think in time that goes by and essences that remain the same, though… Happy weekend ahead xo,
    Aquileana 🙂

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    1. Christy Birmingham Post author

      The time is now, indeed, although we often think in terms of the past. It’s interesting and I like playing with words 🙂 Thanks Aqui for the beautiful comment! Happy weekend to you too 🙂

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  2. Sue Dreamwalker

    Wishing you a Happy Month of creation in Poetry Month Christy..
    This was beautifully done.. I hope you are forever held within loving arms as you Dance through life dear friend… The Song by Garth Brooks a lovely choice too.. 🙂
    Enjoy your week.. May your feet never touch the floor! 😉

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    1. Christy Birmingham Post author

      Thank-you, Sue! You paint a wonderful image with your positive comment 🙂 I wish you were closer to give you a hug in person. In the meantime, sending you a virtual hug right now ♥ 🙂

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  3. penpusherpen

    Hi there Christy, had a busy weekend myself what with two Family Birthday get togethers,… so those happy and dancing words fit right in to my mood.. . May your feet always be dancing to a happy tune my friend… for that’s the most important dancing of all… xPenx

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  4. tessa

    Loved the beautiful poem and the accompanying song. They mixed together so smoothly, like a glass of fine wine accompanied with the finest cheese & crackers.

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  5. Rajagopal

    Hi Christy ,

    Your lines are sensuous and evocative what with the ‘caring arms , hair touching shoulder and love reaching thru plaid shirt’ et al ; to a person in far away mumbai , your words create the visual of you and your partner gently moving on the dance floor . may i compliment you by saying that you are more beautiful than anything of yours that anyone can see in his dream…

    best wishes…

    rajagopal

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