NaPoWriMo Day 24 – Ice Dancer

Today’s NaPoWriMo is inspired by Grace’s ice skating lesson. She is now on level 4 and I know that it is getting harder for her. She is doing so well and I believe that rather than a skater she will probably become a dancer but these lessons are building her confidence and self-belief.

Ice Dancer

Gliding, dancing, spinning round

Lost in music, not touching the ground

Looking so poised, as I perform

Music can be upbeat or forlorn

 

Beauty in appearance and in dance

Balance and rhythm is my stance

Danger lurks if I slip on the ice

Approaching a jump, need to think twice

 

As I come to the end I hear the crowd

The applause I hear is oh so loud

I curtsey and smile and then I wave

I’m the Ice Dancer – graceful and brave

 

© Victoria Welton 24th April 2013

I am also linking this post up to Emma’s Wednesday Words over at Crazy With Twins

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4 Comments

  1. Mrs Teepot
    May 5, 2013 / 2:55 pm

    Oh I love this poem and the images it brings to mind. I love Dancing on Ice and always wish I could skate!
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  2. May 1, 2013 / 1:16 pm

    Ice skating is hard. I got halfway through level 2 and gave up! Well done Grace!

    Lovely poem. Thankyou for linking up to Wednesday Words. xx

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