Monthly Archives: September 2013

harvesting happiness

“Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye.”–Austin O’Malley Special thanks to our deliriously happy chipmunk visitor and Wishes of joy to all! Advertisements

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passion is the dancer

you can practice those bloodless steps a thousand times and more dancing with the mirror loathed and adored, a carefully calculated body counting precise beats neatly, but to make art unforgettable we need to ignite our passion’s heart for she … Continue reading

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High Wire: Artistic Risk Taking

At dance rehearsal yesterday, we experimented with a new section. For the last series of run-throughs, we were directed to layer over the movement with some deep, personal emotional content.  Without acting it out, we needed to be hyper aware … Continue reading

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a kind angel (generosity’s luminosity)

The kind man in front of her at the grocery checkout did not realize what he had done in that capacious moment: alchemized her shoulders’ leaden day, but when he turned his gentle generosity to her, seeing or not over the apples … Continue reading

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keep moving II

Sometimes you lose the thread, your certain way now scattered signposts grotesquely disguised or dissolving eyes blinded by defiant wilderness. We may heed wisdom’s stillness, but then we need to move, even as the narrowing call to halt amplifies to … Continue reading

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sensitive (soul)

the soft part of your soul’s skin the tingling part that stings walking gently past each stranger’s pain gazing into the aching drain of loneliness the part that reaches a hand smiling that understands deeply what it means to open and … Continue reading

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always we dance

leaving you at the hospital driving the impenetrable pavement, away from my heart the windshield wipers cannot reach my tears I powerless inside engulfing fears have been here before is there nothing I can do?             … Continue reading

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