Laughter cackles like a scream

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Music, and dancing - break the hidden sway,

The tide is rising, a flood is kept away.

I watch from a safe distance.

You curtsey to your beloved rhythm.

I bow... out... and say nothing of it.

The meandering of your life bores

- Me, it does not please,

Your sparkling dress does not delight my eyes,

Perfect notes, do nothing for,

Your noises do not alight my ears...

- What good to me, is your ever perfect pitch,

Water's teeth approach from beneath.

I do not wish it was you I was... carelessly... dancing with.

Music, and your dancing, breaks and sways,

Your laughter cackles like a scream or a quiet stream,

A haunted wind chime,

Flowing upon the deep strength of cold biting icy winds,

You screech with pleasure, in twirling form,

Eyes lit, a glint, like steel blades,

Or the sight of a rifle, against the hedonic delight of the Etruscan sun.

Darling, your delightful looks, and ever evolving borrowed worldview,

Do nothing for my inner peace,

And I am not native to your happiness sprees.

Water's teeth approach, they seek not to please.

Music and dancing, break our way,

The solemn notes of your life, frankly bore,

You sway, and dance, with catlike grace,

You ghost about, and float above the floor,

The delightful melody that is you, deeply offends.

As you gracefully seek a tad attention, for you, of course,

And riches and luxuries, for you, and your court,

And wonder about seeking out any other than me to please.

I do not tell you of what's hidden below murky waters just out to sea.

You smile and tell us of us ordinary folk,

You are certain to keep a few close at heart,

You gleefully grin, and tell us how you condescend,

And keep your feet grounded, upon the air above the dance.

The floor is flooded, perhaps you'd know if you dared touch it,

Music and dancing, I break away.

I do not want to meander and pointlessly sway,

And the music does nothing for my inner peace.

And the waves are just a bit too close for little old me,

I watch you from a distance, as is proper, yet,

You curtsey and meander to gain society's medals, proudly,

- to hang upon your well ironed blouse,

- and dark blue ribbons for your hair.

I leave you to it, and it is truth, that you are quite superficially good at it,

All continues, as water's teeth near, white, glinting, primal and bare,

- But my soul is not native to the notes - which you aimlessly play.

And you don't for a minute stop to think, before your ruthlessly sway,

And endlessly bray about all the delightful things you've done, as you've strayed,

And of your acclaims, ever wisely won.

And you cannot for a minute, nor a second, believe, that it is not you I endlessly seek to please.

I hide my silent grimace, and look away, as at a distance, something seeks you from your beloved seven seas.

Oct 16, 2015, 10:49 AM
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