I Hope You Dance

I Hope You Dance

I Hope You Dance

I hope you never lose that spring in your step or the glimmer in your eyes. I hope that smile that causes your eyes to turn to slits and that laugh that reveals a beautiful set of spaced teeth never leaves. I hope you remember that you are loved by me, without shame and without apology. Loved recklessly, the kind of love that only a person like you deserves.

I hope that you aren’t ashamed to let loose, to allow those dance steps that are threatening to make its way from your heart to your legs. I hope you let your hair down. That you grab a bowl of ice-cream and cake and cookies. That you do what makes you happy, what brings you joy!

I hope you never forget that you are unique, special, one of a kind, cut from a different cloth. I hope you never let yourself be caged. That you allow your gifts have free expression. I hope you seize life by the reins. That you navigate it as one would navigate a plane. That you take every opportunity that comes your way. That you put love out there and that you receive it in return.

I hope that you have a full on concert in the shower. That you give your all in everything you do. I hope you find someone that realizes that you are home, that you are magic!




Joy Ehizuenlen
Passionate about jollof

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  • Tousen Collins July 19, 2018 5:57 pm

    Was reading this and imagining myself dancing shakushaku to a Bach composition. Which is crazy cos I can’t dance and I don’t like concertos. Beautiful write up though Joy

    • Joy Ehizuenlen September 15, 2018 11:54 pm

      Lmaoo. Thank you so much ❤️

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