Shawn L. Bird

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poem-bellydancer day May 23, 2015

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 10:11 am
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This day

is tie-dyed velvet:

Sequined blue blinks below,

milk swirled turquoise above,

Bald Eagle arcs over

undulating sunburnt pink hills,

Red-tailed Hawk swoops above

evergreen shadows that

shimmy under shining sun.

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26 Responses to “poem-bellydancer day”

  1. Renard Moreau Says:

    [ Smiles ] Lovely poem, my dear!

  2. doncarroll Says:

    absolutely love this shawn!!!

  3. jensenempire2551 Says:

    Mrs. Bird, belly dancing, o-my!

  4. nerdlovewords Says:

    evergreen shadows that

    shimmy under shining sun.

    Only you can write such wonderful lines 🙂

  5. tylerdtroutman Says:

    I love the alliteration. Sequined blue below. and that great last line.

  6. tie-dyed velvet – great imagery.

  7. Lovely images here so beautifully penned:)

  8. jburns58 Says:

    What an amazing poem!

  9. As I read this, I think of the troupe of teen-aged belly dancers, fully-clothed and completely elegant, in a small-town Founder’s Day parade, this morning.

    • Yes, the bikini tops are a rare thing in most troupes, and the body control is impressive (particularly the belly, of course) when done well. 🙂 Personally, I tend to be the comic relief, I think. 😉


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