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The People Dance

Luis Enrique Jimenez Jr. 2000 (Los Angeles, California)



Unlike the swift motions,
one might make on the stage-
the people dance,
quickly-
like the turn of a page.

A scene that is not dark,
our streets are always day-
the people dance,
with trust-
that light will always stay.

At times we move too fast,
one action laps a thought-
the people dance,
carelessly-
hoping they’re never caught.

But once the house goes dark,
they stop and wonder how-
the people dance,
with disregard-
until the final bow.
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Submitted by ComposerLuis on July 15, 2020

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Luis Enrique Jimenez Jr.

Luis Enrique Jimenez Jr. is a composer, orchestrator, and trumpeter based out of Los Angeles, California. Being of Latin American decent, Luis is determined to use his Hispanic Heritage as an instrument to advocate for increased diversity and inclusion in the arts. more…

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