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Just for Laughs...
 
How I love to dance! To waltz the night away
To trot with the foxes, in steps so very quick
A lift here, a swing there, and many a twirl
Perhaps a dip, a sashay and a high leg kick!
 
The music’s within me, the beat’s in my soul
I feel my body move when I hear the first note
In rhythmic vibrations, electric sensations
Up in the stratosphere, I feel myself float!
 
I hum the melody, it courses through my veins
And my being harmonizes with the musical beat
For me, dancing is always the vertical expression
Of a very horizontal longing for romantic heat!
 
Horror of horrors, dancing was never in my genes
For sadly, with two left feet I have been born
When I dance, my left steps on the other left foot
And others too; thus I become an object of scorn
 
Yes, dancing’s a major obstacle; a vertical horizon
So distant an objective, my naked eyes fail to see
No eagle wings have I, to fly over the lofty goal
Only in dreams, I ain't a two-left-footed me!!!
 
06-17-2016
© Vic A Evora

I simply love oxymorons. I think they are humorous and ironic. Vertical horizon is my favorite oxymoron, and I have always wanted to write a poem using it.

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Parker Jennings
over 3 years

For some reason this poem reminded me of this quote I have memorized

"If you say you do not dance, the next day a child is born without legs." Mary Ruefle

My only regret is that I don't remember what poem of hers uses that line as its finishing line.

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Vic
over 3 years

Thanks for liking.

Wow! That's quite an indictment for such as myself who don't know how to dance, LOL :)

J Ann Crowder
over 3 years

Thanks for this great chuckle this morning! Very nicely written, and entertaining poem.

Vic
Vic
over 3 years

Hahahaha! Glad to have entertained...

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Vic
over 3 years

Thank you for liking and faving.

Robert L. Martin
over 3 years

I mean between the two of us we have four left feet.

Esther Yasmin Groeneveld
over 3 years

I enjoyed that! That was a very different use of the oxymoron but it fit well.

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Vic
over 3 years

Thank you Esther

Robert L. Martin
over 3 years

Between the two of us, I guess we have two left feet. Your new wife can give you dancing lessons. My girlfriend is not a very good dancer, either. So I guess you're the lucky one.

Robert L. Martin
over 3 years

I'm not a very good dancer, either. Just ask my girl friend.

Nelson D Reyes
over 3 years

Love it! The title draws me quickly to read it as I know for sure the poem would be hilarious.
And you didn't disappoint! I am working on "Tangential Intersection". And I love to dance too.
I could trot like a snail and swing like a turtle.

Vic
Vic
over 3 years

Thank you Brod...

I'm glad my attempts at humor was not in vain...

Vic
Vic
over 3 years

I like to read your "Tangential Intersection". That's a great oxymoron

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