Please read the end note when you finish the poem!
I dance in the flames as I fall into step ~
Trying to miss the places that made you upset~
The memories make me jump higher and higher~
I feel the sting as I dance past the fire~
The tears bring back the pain that I’d put away,
spinning back into the melody of yesterday~
Like a butterfly trapped, still inside it’s cacoon~
I dance through my mind running from each room~
as I close the door, where you live in my mind,
I find the part of me that I left behind.
Just like a jewelry box dancer trapped in a box
my heart is inside with the key and it’s lock.
Before you get too concerned. I have a friend who is reading my book (Has read almost my whole blog) and has written a song that we both have been working on. I was supposed to do the lyrics and believe me I thought it would be a piece of cake. I had written songs before with others who wrote the music and I wrote the words, and it had come so easily. But this one was not so easy. I think because I have been stuck at the end of my book not really knowing how to finish it, I was stuck in the writing of the song process. I am not saying that I have found the perfect words yet but the well has opened and I am finding inspiration again. The book is about certain things and my recent poems are as well. Don’t worry about me being stuck in the past… smile…. I may write about it as I continue working on my book because I have thought about including a poem before each chapter so I am just working on ideas. I am writing about yesterday but standing in today. I promise!
To sample my friend Jim’s piece that he wrote I have shared his link to his blog that you may find inspiring. He is very talented. His song is called Finding Diane…. (Even though I am writing my book in fictional form, and so it would be Finding Keri 😉 ) I love it so much! This is actually the ending… maybe he will post the whole song soon…. http://nostolencatpictures.com/2013/03/31/music-theory-0031/#more-2804 It would be fun if you would stop by and LIKE his blog. He has some great posts in his archives as well as the beginning to this song! Thanks guys!