Dance Me My Love

Dance me,

to ecstasy -

till passion takes over.

Dance me,

like never before,

with feeling and tender kisses,

with heartfelt desire.

Let me look into your eyes,

that glow with love’s firelight.

Dance me,

like no one has done before

and let me know you are mine forever more.

Dance me,

to the stars twinkling above

and round the moon,

till we’re both dizzy,

from morning till night.

Let me sit upon dream clouds,

until I’m breathless

and full of your love.

Through the years,

as seasons come and go,

till silver strands,

outnumber the gold.

Yet when we look at one another,

time melts away

and we see each other,

as we were years before.

With time we could tell,

there would be no one else,

that we would adore,

you and I were for one another born.

So dance me

and make the world go away.

Let no one stop us,

till life comes to an end,

till our days are done.

Fill me with desire

and dance me -

till we can’t dance anymore

© 2016 Gypsy Rose Lee

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manatita44 3 weeks ago from london

Very, very charming and Cohen's music is just fabulous! Did he pass recently? Great Poetry!

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btrbell 3 weeks ago from Mesa, AZ

Beautiful! And a beautiful tribute to Leonard Cohen. May his memory be bkessing.

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billybuc 3 weeks ago from Olympia, WA

I'm limiting myself to reading five hubs today. Of course, your's was one of them. I needed something beautiful this morning after the week we have had.

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always exploring 3 weeks ago from Southern Illinois

This is another beautiful rendition of love felt through dancing, my favorite pastime.

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lifegate 3 weeks ago from Pleasant Gap, PA

Another masterpiece, Rasma. Descriptive and filled with emotion - the way poetry was meant to be.

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FlourishAnyway 3 weeks ago from USA

This was lovely. I like your description of aging love.

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ChitrangadaSharan 3 weeks ago from New Delhi, India

Beautiful expressions! Dance with me like nothing seems to matter---

So much full of love--! Loved it!


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RJ Schwartz 3 weeks ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

Made me want to burst into song and sing your words

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cam8510 3 weeks ago from Columbus, Georgia until the end of November 2016.


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Jodah 3 weeks ago from Queensland Australia

Lovely, Rasma

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 weeks ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Thank you Manatita. Yes, this great talent left this world on November 10 but of course his music and songs make him immortal. Check out my music blog

Thank you Randi. Yes, he will be missed but never forgotten. Check out the link I provided to my music blog to honor him.

Glad I could help lighten the mood Bill. I know my homeland had a tense week indeed.

Thank you Ruby. I too love dancing.

Thank you William.

Love is timeless Flourish.

You welcome Chitrangada.

Glad you enjoyed this RJ.

Thank you Chris.

Thank you Jodah.

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BlossomSB 3 weeks ago from Victoria, Australia

Lovely poem - so evocative of times past.

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Missy Smith 3 weeks ago from Florida

Beautiful one to be copied to letterpile as well. Yes, let us all dance with delightful visions, even if some of us will be dancing alone. :) RIP Leonard Cohen. A most unique talent you were!!

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bravewarrior 2 weeks ago from Central Florida

I love this, Rasma. What better way to celebrate love than to dance, dance, dance!

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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 weeks ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Thank you Blossom.

Thank you Missy Smith. Yes. lots of Cohen's songs inspire.

Thank you Shauna and yes, dancing is a great way to celebrate love.

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