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Dancing Beneath the Sun

Updated on March 31, 2017
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I'm a writer, a poet, a dreamer. Born and raised in New York City. I live in the suburbs of Riga, Latvia with my hubby, Martin and cat Sid.

Come dancing with me,

while summer is here,

let’s enjoy the warm summer sun

and smell the new mown grass.

Those were the first words,

that she said to him

and he was awed by her beauty.

Let’s enjoy these moments,

that will bring us so much joy,

perhaps we’ll fall in love,

perhaps we won’t,

but it’s summer

and I want to have some fun.

Come dancing with me,

among the sunbeams,

along the path that summer -

has tossed beneath our feet.

So he followed along,

soon summer was a whirl,

so many bright colors,

dancing through meadows,

of wild flowers

and at the seashore.

Let’s dance and greet ,

each wonderful morning,

dancing in bare feet,

through the morning dew.

Before he knew it,

the summer days were dwindling,

he was madly in love,

the joy she brought him,

was more potent than summer wine.

Came the first autumn winds,

she took his hand and said,

let’s continue dancing,

while Indian Summer’s upon us,

while we can still enjoy -

the last of the summer flowers.

Come dancing with me

and let’s dance for the joy,

that Indian Summer brings us,

because we know -

that it will be a long road to go.

Through the autumn and winter,

that will follow,

on the cold days,

when the north wind blows,

we may not want to go dancing again.

Come dancing with me,

while the warm days are still upon us,

so deep in the snowy winter,

we can remember,

we can dream and smile -

until spring sends us dancing again.

© 2017 Gypsy Rose Lee

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      manatita44 2 months ago from london

      Dancing and the spirit of dancing done or conveyed by the right guys. Vibrant poem. Sweet!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Manatita.

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      Bill Holland 2 months ago from Olympia, WA

      There was another song from the 60's..."I Keep On Dancing" that is now playing in my brain...dancing under a sun of love....I can always count on you, you hopeless romantic! :)

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      mckbirdbks 2 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hi Gypsy - This piece is so full of energy. I stopped by just at the right publication.

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      FlourishAnyway 2 months ago from USA

      This was a sweet poem. My husband and I still dance together. Our steps may have slowed a bit but he's a great partner in life, love and dancing.

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      Tamara Yancosky Moore 2 months ago from No Idea Where

      This is lovely, indeed.

      Tamara

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 2 months ago from The Caribbean

      I like the idea of dancing for the memories. Beautiful, playful and energizing!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      In this crazy world Bill it is best to keep thinking about love and romance.

      Thank you Mike.

      That's wonderful FlourishAnyway keep on dancing.

      Thank you Tamara.

      Thank you Dora.

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      Audrey Howitt 2 months ago from California

      You make me want to put on my dancing shoes! This was wonderful!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Audrey. Let's all keep on dancing.

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      Paula 2 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Great song by the "Beatles," but then, they never did a bad song, now did they?! GRL....Dancing, laughing and falling in love.....life-long pleasures we can never tire of!

      You bring my memories to life! Hugs to you. Paula

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Paula and glad this brought good memories. Hugs right back to you.

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      Shauna L Bowling 7 weeks ago from Central Florida

      I love this uplifting poem, Rasma. You started my day off in the right direction!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 6 weeks ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Shauna. Glad to hear it gave you a lift to your day.

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