Thursday, April 20, 2017

Private Ballet (Day 92)



Streaming rivers of silk,
We performed a private ballet,
Seeing ourselves on stage, 
Inhabiting our own glory.

Hands clasped, toes turned out,
We bowed to wild applause,
Lingering in the dream,
Reluctant to give up the story.



(c) by Hannah Six




*Photo: Tatiana Riabouchinska, one of the leading ballerinas of the 1930's, darns a ballet slipper (via Wikimedia Commons)