Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Doggerel Dance


 



Free, fluent motion
Smooth serenade-swirl
He, macho matador
She, just a girl
Suavely he lures her
Vows melt in her clutch
She covets his candor
He covets her touch

Sashay, slow and sultry
Of glance meeting glance
Sweet, sizzling circle
Tempestuous dance
Vortex of longing
Unravels and slips
He rushes toward her
She brushes his lips

Dangerous desire
Urgency implores
The cape falls beneath him
Somewhere the crowd roars
Apex of surrender
 Two shadows entwined
This is the tango
Of Muse and the mind

© Janet Martin


15 comments:

  1. hahaha,hehehe! Love it!

    You haven't written a doggerel dance but a magnificent pasodoble!

    Olé!

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  2. What an amazingly sensuous poem Janet! You really captured the feeling of this dance of two!

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  3. angerous desire
    Urgency implores
    The cape falls beneath him
    Somewhere the crowd roars

    These are great lines that really capture your poem, i love the flow and the music in your words.

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  4. oo it is an interesting seduction between the muse and the mind...ha...admit i did not see that coming...but it works very nicely....smiles. well played

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  5. Loved this poem, Janet. I could feel the rhythm in the words and vividly picture the unfolding scene. Yes, indeed, this kind of dance, fraught with danger, takes two!

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  6. Oh, this is great, Janet! I love the ending... it's so true. It's so good to see at the Jam.

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  7. As tempestuous as the matador himself.......witty the dance of muse and mind - even if the mind is focused elsewhere (smiles)

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  8. I thought we'd be taken to Spain with the matador and e really were but with a great inclusion of Latin America, beautiful

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  9. Thank-you all so much! I decided to have some fun with two words I love...poetry and dance:)

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  10. Love this dance! Very cool take on the prompt. My favorite is that middle bit, but enjoyed it all...dang you're good!

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  11. Wow. A Tango of Muse and mind. Wonderful images --- delicious words.

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  12. well written...and danced....thanks Janet

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