I Danced Today

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I danced in my living room today
All alone
Smiling
It surprised me
This joy-spring welling up unawares
Its source unknown…
But I danced anyway
Happy to be dancing
And just happy to be
Too long I plodded room to room
Downcast eyes seeing only dust
Plaster cracks and chore lists 
Today I opened the windows
Marveled at the sun
Grinned at squirrel play
And then I danced.

*painting by anne nye

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About chimerapoet

I write. I write a lot. A. LOT. There are times I am half blind with a sentence ricocheting off the walls of my stupid, cant be shut off to save my life, brain. I am miserable until I get it down on paper. Punch it up a bit. Usually cross out half of it. And then breathe. Relax. Only to do it all again..... But I just thought that was me. How I am. Not a writer....noooo...not me. Writers are.....writing people. People Who Write. REALLY write. Write things that matter. All grown up very important things. Not.....me. I am just a scribbler of sorts. And I was/am content with that....if it's true, well then....a scribbler am I. Until the thought wormed its way in to my brain (the furtive sneaky bitch) that maybe...just maybe...that is writing. My style. My strange way. But....still writing. So here I am at the dance. Not sure I know any of the moves and the music is entirely mine. But.....only one way to find out. Would you care to join me?
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2 Responses to I Danced Today

  1. Cubby says:

    This was so lovely and uplifting. Loved it. 🙂

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