the shadows slide around your form,
the tree outside the window
stoccato streelight trickling through
its midnight branches.
I can see you dancing in the half-light
shoulders dip with the warm breeze
through the open curtains,
tiptoes on the carpet of your room,
I can see you dancing across my dreams,
where I make music from your smile,
a pacific, half-lidded comfort,
from which I awake,
in the morning,
to get ready for school,
to sit behind you in class,
and you still not knowing my name.
MR NOTES: I was thinking back to my days in high school, sitting behind a girl that I really liked but who never in a million years pay any attention to me. And yes, I was a teen in the 80s, so there you have the "dancing in the dark" reference (and yes, the true meaning behind the song).
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