Pas de Deux

A dancer glances past her song

steps back in time
to where he turns
to catch her
once she leaps too long

and slips

then rhythms help discern
this duet moves beyond routine
orchestrating warmth unseen
till now
when music leaves the hall
yet hearts keep dancing

after all.

Pas de Deux © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: January 23, 2021