I Dance the Dream

Sore fingers, broken skin

Rough callouses, aching joints

Late nights and wrinkled clothes

Pins and needles, fallen threads

Pattern pieces, scraps, jewels

All scattered about my tables

 

Motor humming, needle jumping

Stashes of bobbins wound

Hooks and eyes ready

To hold them fast and tight

 

Music starts, nerves vibrate

The lights glow bright and warm

Will seams and hooks hold?

Will jewels sparkle with light?

 

The show begins

No turning back

 

Gasps are heard, and bated breath

For magic is made tonight

When I dance with them

Through the dreams my hands create.

Jennifer L. Kinney – originally published December 23, 2010

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s