Monday, August 2, 2010

Song and Dance

When we were little
we'd make up dances
& practice all the steps over and over,
& perform them in the living room
for our dolls & our mommy & our dog,
wearing costumes picked out from
the trunk downstairs.

We still dance together
to songs we know all the words to,
but now we wear heels
& sometimes have drinks
& don't care about the steps so much.

It's hard to, when we're
trying to hold each other up
from all the laughing.

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