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Silver Spangled Dress

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Silver Spangled Dress

I dream of dancing
In a silver spangled dress,
The moonlight reflecting,
Holding me in its caress.

I dream of dancing
With the sunlight in my hair,
Splashing in the waves
Without a single care.

Running on the beach
With sand between my toes,
Living in the moment –
Alive, despite my woes.

‘Pride comes before a fall’,
But the fall got in my way;
One can seldom have it all –
Perhaps another day…

Image: by keredern_photobucket.com
©DGA 25.05 2011 10:27

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people!

22 thoughts on “Silver Spangled Dress

  1. Beautiful, tragic last stanza. How are you getting on, recovering?

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  2. “living in the moment” is such the wise way to go. But I have never been able to unshackle myself completely from my past as well as not be tormented by an uncertain future.

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  3. Makes me wish I could go on holiday!

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    • Ah yes! Btw, Mike, I didn’t get your email. I have a new email address now, and it probably got lost in the change over. Hope you are keeping well.

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  4. Glad you’re recuperating . . . loved the poem. Here’s to barefoot and carefree days ahead, Adee.

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  5. It takes time to heal, doesn’t it? It will get better every day!

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  6. aww you got some beautiful dreams, dorry the day fell short but yes there is always tomorrow

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  7. The image of the silver spangled dress is delightful. Wishing you all the best for yoour continued recovery.

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  8. now I’m wishing for the day you dance again, op fully in the past and really worth while

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  9. At least you can dream 🙂 – sweet poem (hope you feel better soon).

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  10. It brought the beach vividly into my front room, Adeeyoyo! Lovely verses.

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  11. Wistful and full of wisdom, Adee – love the dancing rythym of this one as well

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