Masquerade long poem

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Well and as the music plays and everybody
Dances to Mozart inside, I stand out here
On the terrace all alone, outside.
All alone except for the owls, the moon and the stars
I might feel left out and down on myself
Wishing I was someone in there, someone other than
Myself but the night is young so who’s to say.
I just might not be going home all alone
Maybe I’ll meet the one, the one I’ve waited and
Dreamed of for so, so long, who knows but I guess
I won’t meet anyone if I don’t make my presence known
‘Cuz the night is still young and I wanna have
Some fun, after all it is a MASQUERADE BALL
And I should be having the time of my life, tonight…
Tonight I could dance with anyone and
Remain a stranger, a complete stranger if I really
Want to, but then again, tonight I could be in the arms
Of the one, the one who can see pass the mask
And into the eyes that can’t disguise the soul,
After all the eyes are the windows to the soul.
And if destiny rules, all my dreams
Will come true, you will know me and I will
Know you, tonight if destiny rules, if destiny
Rules, even for a little while here tonight
There is a certain something magical
Happening here I haven’t felt since ’89, as you take
My hand my heart says this might be the one,
The one who will be holding your hand now
And for a lifetime, but I wouldn’t have known it
If I hadn’t swallowed my pride and
Danced one dance tonight here at this fairy
Tale, enchanted fairy MASQUERADE BALL!

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Bo Lanier is from Chattanooga, Tennessee and has become an established poet with five books to his credit that were published in Canada. He received several achievement awards in creative writing through and has recently published two eBooks and one paperback book through After a nine year hiatus, Bo returned to publishing his poems with a new outlook and fresh ideas. His other talents include singing and songwriting.
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