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Tag: dance

Lost

You took it for granted, didn’t you? Well, now it’s gone. Why won’t you move on? Get a new thing. Be different. Be still. Be silent. Go inside and don’t look out. Look in not out. Advertisements

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We Dance

We dance the dance again tonight You with all those arms legs Wrestling with the beat Me a glowing wiggling worm My moves produce a stifling heat You thrust, then shift, then slide I scream, electrified And when at last the dance is done That endless music rumbles […]

Note to self

Don’t even think about writing a poem about writing a poem. That’s just the type of thing you like to do, isn’t it? I know your type. And please don’t start choreographing some modern dance piece where you stand on stage and talk about Doris Humphrey, asymmetry, and […]

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Twenty-five

When I was in grad school the first time (in the dance program at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana), my friend Daphne and I formed a dance company. Daphne was from Oklahoma, and she got us a couple of gigs there. So we drove my Nissan Pathfinder to […]

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