The Dancer

 /   /  By Emma Birches
Stone Soup Magazine
May/June 2007

By Anna Preston

Behind the curtain of rain
The Dancer awaits
Her slick, muscular legs tensing, preparing,
Wide eyes darting, searching.
Suddenly, with all grace, she leaps through the air.
Flying, Soaring,
She lands with flawless balance
Just in time to shoot her slender tongue into the air
For dinner.
The frog on her lily pad.

The Dancer Anna Preston

Anna Preston,12
Oakton, Virginia

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  1. bob November 21, 2016 at 11:09 am Reply

    AWSOME

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