You Should Have Seen (poem)

You should have seen them dance they said to me

This couple with their hearts now open wide

A dream come true is where their hopes reside

This pair who shared what love was meant to be

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They spoke of love that could not be denied

With every turn a flame for all to see

Of what it’s like to let one’s passions free

With every word they shared I sat and sighed

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They spoke of things they felt so long ago

They moved in dreams to music meant for two

And when they kissed the room was set aglow

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You should have seen the magic in their show

Sad couple who now shred the lovers’ view

And in the end I only said I know

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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

love makes it all perfect no matter how old thanks for this lovely poem


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breakfastpop 3 years ago

I felt like I was out on the dance floor.


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lrc7815 3 years ago from Central Virginia

Love and life are both a dance MH and we create the music. This one generaed such a beautiful image of the dance. Thank you.


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Darrylmdavis 3 years ago from Brussels, Belgium

Beautifully bittersweet. Enjoyed it. ;-)


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Minnetonka Twin 3 years ago from Minnesota

Love the picture which makes the poem really come to life. I felt sad that once the dance was over it was back to reality for the lonely dancers. Great writing.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

I could almost feel myself dancing.

Wonderful words once again and enjoy your day.

Eddy.


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

I could dance the night away..Beautiful Martin...


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. Dancing and romancing were always a great couple. Passing this on.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

The ballroom dances are such an art, and should share special meaning to those so entwined.


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acaetnna 3 years ago from Guildford

Oh I just so adore dancing. Great hub ... beautiful, thank you.


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Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

loved your poem mhatter, sounds like it went a bit bad for them at the end? or was that just me? lol!


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MarleneB 3 years ago from Northern California, USA

What an experience. Your poem, coupled with the music and dance in the video just gave me chills. Beautiful.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Simply beautiful, Martin. The video brings it all together with passion and heart!

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