Last life I danced
on empty pages
waiting for love
a solo ballet
an unfinished
symphony

tormented
by silence
sadness
madness
I ripped
queer stars
from the red moon sky
they bled black

there is no ending
no last call
no exit
I waited
waded
created
I danced

the art of pain
without words

Photo Credit: Marco Mosti Flickr via Compfight cc

Jacquie Prebich was raised in New York City and currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and three kids. She started ballet at age five and danced until pregnant with her first child. Jacquie loves writing, producing and directing. She created Ballet Theatre in 2006, a new performance concept combining classical ballet with acting, singing and live music. Jacquie started writing poetry a few years ago during a stint in rehab for prescription pain killers for a knee injury resulting from dance. Jacquie loves film, books, family outings, and her rescue animals; three cockatiels, her cat Zeke, and her two dogs Loki and Bodhi.

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