Empty Stage


An empty stage.                                                                                                             

And the lights are off

All save one

And it's in the center.

It sits in the very heart of the stage

And it's lighting me up

And the audience's hushed.


I can't see them

But can feel them there.

I know they sit.

I know they wait.

And I wait too...

To show what I can do.


The music starts

I move. 

I feel.

I speak without saying words.

I show things unexplained.

I dance.

I act.

I sing.

I give my everything.


The joy

The rush

The beauty I see

That's part of what makes me, me

The empty stage...

The quiet stillness...

I wait. 

I watch.

I perform...


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