Dancer

For Maria Spelleri

Stage-dressed all in pink,
crepe myrtle dances with wind,
scattering petals.

Copyright 2017

T. Allen Culpepper

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Puddle Dance

Raindrop circles dance

to nature’s disco rhythm

round the clear, wet floor

formed by a streetside puddle

after a spring shower,

flashed by stoplight strobes,

layered by passing headlights;

a movie-still scene

framed by window glass,

the sound turned down, the action

viewed from a cafe table

set for tea and scones.

Copyright 2015

T. Allen Culpepper