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Injured dancer

by Victor P. Gendrano


eyes closed, she sways in rhythm
with the piped-in radio music

imagining with a smile
her well-practiced ballroom dance steps

as she waits in a wheelchair
for first orthopedic visit

Published in Lynx
Vol. XVIII, No. 1, February 2003

For comments, email me at vgendrano@yahoo.com

Copyright 2003 by Victor P. Gendrano.
All rights reserved.
Uploaded 15 March 2003.

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