Students of Movement
Students of movement play in front of mirrors all day
Students of movement revel in tranquil river babblings daydreaming how they can make those patterns their own
Students of movement have a love-hate relationship with floors, walls, and gravity
Students of movement study pigeons, worms, dogs, turtles, fishes, snakes, swans...
Students of movement strive to understand their bodies and how their muscles and limbs can transform raw emotion into physical expression
Students of movement respect all genres of dance, martial arts, meditations, and interpretations
Students of movement
Nod to rhythms echoing through hollow stairways
and gravity-defying poses...
...training to each
Subway bus passing
Book pages flapping
Searching their souls
for the spontaneous
sequence that will
set them free
the freedom set forth
stage shaking stomps
and the sheer
Used with permission of the poet.