Ah, poetry. I hadn’t written much poetry since school. After I read a number of beautiful poems written by WordPress pals, I was inspired, though terrified, to dip my pen. I am now hooked.
I realize now that writing my poetry feels familiar because it involves much of what I love about my dancing: communication, rhythm, patterns or lack thereof, dynamic changes, self-expression, the often infuriating creative process :), the exploration of the meaningful through art….
Poetry offers me an outlet for mining the vast richness of written language to begin a dialogue. The challenge for me: make my words paint and dance!