Little Ballerina

  Imagination stands in the road, conducting music, ubiquitous as a little girl dreams She is a prima ballerina dancing in the clouds Rain, no match as she clutches her skirt in her hands Her steps measured, softened by the mist Arabesque, En Avant, Chassé   Her arms hold a dozen invisible roses as she moves… chassé, chassé Skies simmer as she raises her sapling … Continue reading Little Ballerina

Family Ties

Elusive, like shadows in the water Static electricity that hums just before it sparks A vanishing point that disappears just beyond awareness There’s an invisibility to it, this connection A chain-reaction that builds as one after another after another is born to women who are sisters, to women who are daughters in a family creating its own legacy Bonds illuminated by the blood they share … Continue reading Family Ties

La Gaudiere

Maybe it was the summer heat a perceptible shift from the mundane maybe it was the summer heat   first attempts washed away the stain a tentative push toward rebellion a perceptible shift from the mundane   tired of leaning backwards, of the Machiavellian a nudge to stiffen the spine and vent a tentative push toward rebellion   partial became whole with each voice of … Continue reading La Gaudiere

Intertwined

With parallel experiences, our lives are intertwined though you tend to get lost in spice and smoke, preferring to walk blind Your strong desire to please, a dangerous mission leads you astray These roads you follow, silent footsteps on a fool’s array Wander as you must, choices and consequences become solidly combined   Your blood running in mine, spirits before us whisper and remind our background, this … Continue reading Intertwined

Silent Detonation

Scenes played out, familiar but not quite intimate. A slight detachment between performers and audience, yet a story shared by many. Mutual connection separated by varying degrees of separation. If each experience is unique, is the collective result skewed? A responsibility to warn of dire consequences hangs in the air, drowning out voices repeating old lines   a silent witness unmasked as worlds come undone … Continue reading Silent Detonation