Halloween Ballet

Orange Japanese Maple leaves

Autumn fairy ballet:
Ballerinas dip and spin,
Wings extend lightly and
Long costumes twirl.
A feast for the eyes:
Fall glows in shades of
Butternut squash and pumpkin,
With touches of berry and apple.
The wind lifts the dancers
Into allegro cabrioles, then
Holds another in a graceful arabesque.
TheΒ Fae Corps de Ballet
Performs every day.

Happy Halloween! Be spooky and be safe!

Copyright 2014 Brenda Davis Harsham

40 thoughts on “Halloween Ballet

  1. Hi dear Brenda ⭐
    It is always a pleasure to visit you… I love your poem here …
    My favorite verses are :
    “The wind lifts the dancers
    Into allegro cabrioles, then
    Holds another in a graceful arabesque”
    Beautiful!… Thanks for sharing and best wishes to you, Aquileana πŸ˜€

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  2. I saw this earlier – I am absolutely in love with this piece. I actually had to execute a cabriole – they were a specialty of mine as a dancer – I was able to knock off triples;) of course that was in the 80’s but – thank you dearly for such a wonderful memory. xx

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  3. So perfect! I can almost hear the music — though I’ve been really trying to tune out the call of faerie music, at least while I’m at work, anyway. πŸ™‚ By the way, is that a variety of Japanese maple? It’s breathtaking.

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  4. I like the Autum Fairy Ballet ver very much!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ now I am off to bed, the scary part of Harry Potter is beginning and I dont want to see that! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ Good night! πŸ™‚ Have fun with the night fairies!! πŸ™‚

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