Tiny Dancer

Sits by the window
Children play before her eyes
Emotional void

Sun light starts to fade
Shadows dance across her mind
Laughter starts to fade

Darkness envelopes
Music box dancer spinning
Treadling the cradle

© 2010-2011 Michael Yost

EuroPride 2015 Amsterdam canal parade

9 responses to “Tiny Dancer

  1. Wonderful..
    The first one I like the most…

    “Emotional void”..
    I can picture the moment you have captured here..lovely 🙂


  2. Scent of my heart

    Elegnace in your writing! Thank you for visiting my blog, comments much appreciated!


  3. Scent of my heart

    I’d like to wish you a Merry Christmas and to say thank you for the support to Jingle Poetry, with you standing beside us, we are able to continue our efforts by providing the platform for poets who share and encourage…BEST wishes for the year 2011…your poetry has enlightened our community and made us smile.

    Blessings fly your way, Happy Holidays!


    Hope to see you on Sunday Poetry Potluck again, let me know if you have questions..old poems or poems unrelated to our theme are welcome..

    week 15 theme: reflections, interpretations, and musings.

    Take care!


  4. lovely, dark, powerful….brilliant.


  5. I really like the first one. Thanks


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