Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Number 783


Number seven eighty-three, a number in a music book
introducing the tarantella to those who are Italian
and love to dance with exacting precision.
Moving free and swirling with every tone of rhythm.
Sacrificing nothing as they step around the dance
floor, freedom waving, pulling them out of themselves
for a few minutes of time.

Submitted: Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, January 08, 2014
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