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Can you see the horses dance?




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Poet's Corner
July 2, 2014 | 3,737 views | Post a comment

By Isabel Smith

Can you see the horses dance,

Jumping as they crest,

So steadily they advance,

Running wild, running free,

Fast as the wind,

Until they reach me,

Can you see the horses dance?



So wild, so free,

So many white horses to sea,

Can you see the horses dance,

Dancing, dancing towards me?

Crash after crash creates them,

Breaking on the surf,

Creating wonder,

In those who see them dance.

Can you see the horses dance?



Isabel Smith is an incoming freshman at La Vernia High School who shows llamas as a member of the Wilson County 4-H Llama Project.

She wrote this poem during a visit to Padre Island National Seashore.

The Drama Kids International student writes poems and has performed in plays; she also has sung in school talent shows.

This is an occasional feature, showcasing the poetic talents of Wilson County News readers of all ages and stages of life. Send your poems to reader@wcn-online.com, putting Poet’s Corner in the subject line. Include your name, and a little about yourself that we can share with other readers, such as your name, hometown, or a bit about the poem’s inspiration. Please include a daytime contact number, should we have any questions. Poems also may be sent by mail to Poet’s Corner, Wilson County News, 1012 C St., Floresville, TX 78114.
 

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