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Pole To Pole
by William Gregory

Saturday, September 29, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A poem inspired by performance art


 Some don’t see it as performing art

Getting past the sleazy image for a start

It isn’t just stripping for others gratification

The elegance of some needs appreciation

Moves that require strength unknown

Grace & poise that are shown

Elegantly up the pole they ascend

Then a thrilling drop to descend

Head first down to the ground

Causing gasps all around

Stopping inches from the floor

Get’s the crowd wanting to see more

Heart in mouth moves that enthral

Tingles up the spine that crawl

Up so high in outstretched pose

Must feel like flying I suppose

Then just like a trapeze role

They move along from pole to pole

Using monkey bars across the top

Without a net to stop a drop

To the floor & cause a commotion

All set to music that stirs emotion

Between the poles your act will show

As you give a kiss & love it, we know

The use of a pole is not all they do

On hoops & silks they can perform too

You just have to clear your mind

To see its dance of a different kind

The training to perform an act

Takes years of practice that’s a fact

And fitness levels of a gymnast

To create memories that will last

Or inspire others to have a go

Then maybe they will know

What it feels like way up high

As they climb a pole towards the sky

 

 

 

Dedicated to all performance artists in this profession

Art & Inspiration by William Gregory aka Starfire

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Reviewed by jude forese 9/30/2012
should be in the freakin' olympics ...
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 9/29/2012
You've summed up the art of pole dancing very well and in great detail. Whether it be art, talent, or discipline some things miss the cut when it comes to deciding what gets included and what does not. One thing is for certain, someone can make a living, a very good living, by doing it. There are many sports and talents that one cannot make a living.

I for one, do not enjoy watching a man do pole dancing. Probably because I'm fascinated with a beautiful female doing contortions while I'm not fascinated by the bulge in a man's leotard. There's a French expression for it: viva la difference.

Ron
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 9/29/2012
Hey Greg: Good One, love to read yours. Enjoy them so much says a lot in what you write.
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