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07 January, 2005

The Last Dance

Your lecherous eyes bore through
These veils,
Don't think your recent elevated status
Will make me drop my defences
Or these veils...
But tonight I need to forget,
I need to forget
Your eyes that violate me.
I need to believe for once
My frozen feet and stiff body
Are capable of motion.
Tonight I will dance,
I will dance
My last dance
Before I offer my head on a platter.
I, Salome, shed my veils
And prepare for the sacrifice.

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5 Comments:

Blogger SPECKLED_BAND said...

Well, well! "And do I have the right to smile?"

John the Baptist :)

07 January, 2005 18:39  
Blogger SPECKLED_BAND said...

But roles reversed, what? ;)

07 January, 2005 18:41  
Blogger Alex said...

:-)no, actually was addressing Herod - Salome's uncle-father...

10 January, 2005 18:11  
Blogger SPECKLED_BAND said...

*Chuckle*

12 January, 2005 09:17  
Blogger SPECKLED_BAND said...

Someone's staging Oscar Wilde's "Salome" at Indigo in Bombay - wish we could be there! :(

J t B

14 January, 2005 19:14  

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