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Why She Picked Him - Poem by Jan Freundschuh

When she was 16 she met him.
His gaze in her eyes felt sweet,
And there was a masculine determination she sensed.
She picked him because he dared to approach her.

If the Karmic Dance whirled him away.....
She'd have to wait.

At 19 she met someone;
He had laughing eyes and joking words.
She picked him because
He seemed one step ahead of every one.

Let's say....the Karmic Dance whirled him away.

At 23 she met a sensible young man
Who concentrated on his career.
She picked him because he brought order to her life.

But if the Karmic Dance should whirl him away......
By death or leave-taking.....

At 28 she met a confident man
Who'd traveled alot but thought now to settle down.
She picked him because he knew much of the world.

If that old Karmic Dance started up again....

At 34 she met a divorced dad, with a child and a dog.
She picked him because she saw tenderness in action,
Married him....had a son....

Yet the Dance was not done.

At 39 she met a bear of a man
Who embraced her and wanted to help.
She picked him for his warmth, like a fire in the hearth,

When the music started up she only sighed.

At 44 she met a nice man.
He made her laugh, and laughter was good.
She picked him for his amusing comments.
She felt light-heartedness might be the charm.

But if Karma disagreed.....

At 57 she met a man
Who played Bridge as well as did she.
She picked him for their mutual pastime and talent...

When the Dance whirled away her partner....

She met a man in her mid sixties,
He liked to walk in the sunshine
So she moved with him to St. Augustine.
She picked him because he liked the outdoors.

But the Dance......once more......

At 70 she met a gentleman,
Who'd read many of the books she'd loved.
She picked him because he was interested
In what she was reading that day.

What's the point of this life-story?

That we don't know what we need?
...........That it all depends on the time of life?
.....That unseen glue holds us close?
That Karma is the reason for the season?

You tell me.
I don't know.


Comments about Why She Picked Him by Jan Freundschuh

  • Silver Star - 3,535 Points Michael Morgan (3/27/2012 8:07:00 AM)

    Extremely readable. Great characterization. Love the mantra. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Dance

  1. 1. Why She Picked Him , Jan Freundschuh
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  3. 3. Songs From A Masque , Margaret Widdemer
  4. 4. Waggledance , Stefan nnn
  5. 5. My Life , lena clift
  6. 6. It's Time Again , Zach Casaus
  7. 7. No One But You...! , Rowving Smith
  8. 8. The Dance , Amanda Lawson
  9. 9. He Is Cruel , Guu U32
  10. 10. Dance Of The Ghosts , Mari Martin
  11. 11. Pledged To Each Night Your Days , Prem Narayan Nath
  12. 12. Wrongfully Right Anger , Vanessa Kingsley
  13. 13. Gorgeous, Grand, Gore , Tiffani Williams
  14. 14. When I Was! , Adrienne Clark Strachn
  15. 15. Get High And Write These , Hannah Greer
  16. 16. Shall We Dance? , D. Harris
  17. 17. I Sing My Sorrows , Anurag Tiwari
  18. 18. I'Ll Dance Alone , Jinge Norvall
  19. 19. Dancers 1 , Scarred Unknown
  20. 20. The City Of Wind , Kato Sama
  21. 21. Dance , Emma Vander Dussen
  22. 22. Four Winds Blow , John DeBona
  23. 23. The Year Of The Rat , Allison Hedge Coke
  24. 24. Friend Will Return , BONGOKOBIDA ZAKARIA
  25. 25. Dance , Alexander Downie
  26. 26. Dance , Breanna Always Forgotten
  27. 27. Yes John I Can Dance , Kevin Patrick
  28. 28. Life's Dance , sonya simmons
  29. 29. The Dance Is Over , Steven Harris
  30. 30. Night Party , Divine Idiong
  31. 31. Ermitage, Dance , Joseph S. Josephides
  32. 32. Come Dance With Me , norman hale
  33. 33. 3: 25 Am , Brevet Wilson
  34. 34. Twin Serpent Song , Nate Peligeiro
  35. 35. Afterdance , Fernando Ayala
  36. 36. Dance In Awe , Kristinahh KIMBER
  37. 37. I Dance In The Dark , Asad Ali
  38. 38. The Last Dance , abednigo mogale
  39. 39. Dreams And Shadows , Jerome Brooke
  40. 40. Refuse To Dance , Maneshree Govender
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