Dancing Naked

i will
dance naked
when i first
learn
to walk...
and there
will be
a rainbow of light
colors
to blind
the binding minds
the closed hearts
of the men and women
who said
"never"
i will not
simply walk
but
fly
with wings of gold
woman
warrior
feeling with a heart
the fineness of the journey
and dancing naked
at the edge of dawn
is the gate
that moves my soul
into the endless
realm
of possibility.....

* Note: I wrote this poem as part of my novel, Dancing Naked at the Edge of Dawn and attributed it to a fictional poetess, Chesnay Susan Thomas. Dozens of women contacted me to find out who Thomas was and how they could get her work. I'm Chesnay Susan Thomas and here you go!

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