A Wallflower’s Lament

In all the moments fraught with chance,

I heard the music as it played;

I wish just once I could have danced,

But I was always

Too

Afraid

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10 Thoughts to “A Wallflower’s Lament

  1. Dancing was the easiest part of the ritual for girls, and the most dreaded for the boys.

  2. Not being asked to dance was a passive rejection for girls. But nothing compared to the aggressive rejection of being turned down for boys.

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