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Author Name: Freeredcoatsister 18 Comments
Date Added: November 14, 2009 14:11:27 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Awaken Me
 
 
 
Awaken Me
 
Deep chords
of a solemn cello
chiseling swiftly up
and down the scales,
stir raw emotions
asleep in me.
 
Gliding my feet 
back and forth
swiftly, like a
hummingbird just
learning to fly.
 
My satin toes
make rhythmic 
thrusts against
the hardwoods,
as my arms
soar through
the air.
 
Strings
of the cello
overtake
me.
 
They cast 
their spell on
my spirit.
 
Rich tones
stoke the glowing
embers of my 
soul.
Author's Notes:

Music from a cello stirred my dancer's heart.

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeJonathan McCollum on July 29, 2010 07:22:54 PM Report

cello is one of my fave instruments. congrats on the award.


Comment By: FreeStarr on June 11, 2010 12:44:46 PM Report
Wow! I loved this one!!!!!

Starr

Comment By: FreeHunter on January 4, 2010 03:10:37 AM Report
mmm...)))))))))))))))) cool one!)))To be able to invest feelings into the words it's  fabulous talent))awesome
Comment By: Freedean evans on January 1, 2010 04:35:19 PM Report
Music from a cello stirred my dancer's heart.


as this piece danced in my head as i read it lovely ,, just lovely , ill be reading a lot more on this page .. thank you.... dino
Comment By: FreeAlfred on December 10, 2009 10:24:36 PM Report
Music has a way to stir emotions. You captured emotion in the words of your poem and I can see you dancing right now.
Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on December 5, 2009 01:41:57 PM Report
Great work, Tanya~!!  The emotions written from the music, and how delicate the lines...CONGRATZ~!!
Hugs, Margaret.....

Comment By: FreeMary F. Charest on December 5, 2009 11:47:05 AM Report
Beautifully written.  Congrats on the award.
Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on December 5, 2009 12:07:22 AM Report
Congratulations! You've danced your way right to a FP award. *smiles* Music awakens our sleeping emotions...casts a spell of it's own...evident by the effect it had on you. Lovely!

 

~Barbara~

Comment By: FreeAndrew on December 3, 2009 04:34:30 PM Report
woohooo - congrats on the award!  well deserved
Comment By: TrialAnn on December 2, 2009 05:58:15 PM Report
Congratulations, the euphony in this is just lovely.
Comment By: FreeCindy Bendel on December 2, 2009 04:34:03 PM Report
awesome write...going to my faves. love the imagery and the magic it stirs in my heart. 
cindy 

Comment By: Freeb w mayer on December 1, 2009 10:27:28 AM Report
Congratulations for a wonderful piece!!
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on November 30, 2009 08:11:49 AM Report
Tanya:  congratulations for this Feature Poem Award for this lovely write.  Keep up the GREAT writes.

 

Lady D

Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on November 30, 2009 07:36:59 AM Report
Let me be the first one to congratulate you on the Featured Award!  "Deep chords of a solemn cello" set the tone for this lovely piece...I felt the music too...wonderful!
Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on November 15, 2009 12:29:23 PM Report
This poem shows the power of music...it certainly has awakened your soul. Nice!

 

~Barbara~

Comment By: FreeAndrew on November 14, 2009 10:02:07 PM Report
go go go with the bow bow bow - another nice piece of work - I love the "hummingbirds learning to fly" and how it grows into the soaring of the music.  GREAT
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on November 14, 2009 07:07:31 PM Report
Tanya... keep up with the chello.... ..awaken  you !! It works so well...
Comment By: FreeMoonStar on November 14, 2009 03:43:12 PM Report
Ahhhh, you hear that?? That is the softness that just invaded my soul! Like a breath of fresh air..

 

Moonie xx





 


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