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Friday, November 23, 2012

Poetry Friday: The Studio



The Studio

Ballet bent my bones
 to shape the perfect turnout,
leaping, crippled flight. 


Lorie Ann Grover, 2012

7 comments:

Michaela said...

beautiful.

Matt Forrest Esenwine said...

Beautiful, and arresting. Well done!

Ruth said...

Wow, you've said so much here. The word "crippled" was unexpected and sent me back to the beginning again. Really nice job!

Mary Lee said...

The self sacrifice for art...

Tabatha said...

Nicely done. This seems like it could be part of a larger haiku story-poem, or the opening to a short story. (It seems you could say quite a bit more!)

Little Willow said...

Goodness gracious, true.

laurasalas said...

Love crippled and perfect--about the same thing! And...ouch.