Sunday, 5 February 2012

The Last Dance.




a  grave at Novodevichy Cemetery Moscow

she had hands of an angel
as they moved with expression
they danced  
as her body
moved to the music
and accentuated a story
reaching out to the audience
impossibly long and slender
ruby tipped nails 
caught
flowers strewn at her feet.


29 comments:

  1. I'm glad you took note of the flowers, so many (including me) focused on the hands.

    http://lkharris-kolp.blogspot.com/2012/02/stoned-love.html

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  2. thanks Laurie..but you see flowers are my business!!!
    see the link to martin and the magpie for my shop!!!
    thank you so much for your comment..xx

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  3. Exquisite words told in pleasant format.

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  4. It's lovely , and I like that you included the flowers. I noticed the shadows and flowers in the pic before focusing on the hands.

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  5. A positive and thoughtful take on an image that left me cold. Thank you for illuminating the shadows.

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  6. I must agree with Laurie!..

    Beautiful!

    JJRod'z

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  7. nice...made me think of my wife...who was a ballerina...fresh take on this...moving away from the grave...

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  8. Very nicely done. I love the idea of the hands dancing.

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  9. Hands say so much. Judy Garland used to know how to use her hands... this poem makes me think of her.

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  10. And she performed in true Russian style!

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  11. The hands are always an important part of the dance.
    rel

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  12. I don't know why or how it works but I loved the movement through the words...they kind of danced as well...fabulous
    Lynn xx

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  13. Really nice! especially the end.thanks

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  14. such a graceful flow of words...you made me see and even feel her dance and wait...i think i also hear the music...beautifully done..

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  15. wow,,thank you all so much for your wonderful comments..they mean so much,it always amazes me that anyone comments....but i am blessed to have such inspirational magpie friends!!!

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  16. Hello Kay, what an incredibly beautiful and thought provoking gravestone. Your words just bring it all to life. I see a Flamenco dancer!

    Many thanks for your visit and lovely comments. You were very kind about my photographs. I have a lot to learn. Have a great week. Love Linda x

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  17. Thank you for this

    http://wanderwithoutbeinglost.blogspot.com/2012/02/grave-so-fine.html

    Wander

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  18. Kay, so sorry I forgot to say thankyou for the lowdown on the Grebe! Have a good day, love Linda x

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  19. Yes ... reaching out to the audience. Perfect.

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  20. Beautiful and sensuous... Almost musical !!!

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  21. this is lovely, and I like the direction you went with the prompt!

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