louise (repost)

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I want to dance like Louise LeCavalier


She flamed across stage

When I was fresh out from ballet

With the whisper of a spectre

Released from its chains

She took my breath up

In her pale hands

And threw it

Past the stars


In ever leap, twist, thrown and tumbled

She danced with the passion and

Power of a man in a feminine world

Ripped in muscle

From heavy industrial cylinders

In grace

Fluid through the languished restraint

Of pink corsetry.


Her red lips pressed in smile

Enigmatic like a Da Vinci vial


She took the word dancer,

burnt it out of the dictionary

And in careful choreography,

kicked that book up

With trick keep ups

Like a right foot midfielder from Brazil

Making poetry of football


I saw her lick flesh wounds

And sew desire.

A pioneer beyond barriers

In Canada

I want to swim in those waters

And drink the breath

That made a girl fly

And all those big hard boys cry


Ive always danced like Louise LeCavalier


We feel movement dual gendered, she and I

And transpose the power of

Our loins

Into a creature of peace, wrapped in sweat

And give birth to release the fires inside.

i read this again after some time and i like it...so its on again ;)

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Rachel Bond

Wed 9th Oct 2013 00:08

thanks x

<Deleted User> (11485)

Sat 28th Sep 2013 22:11

Love this.

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Tue 24th Sep 2013 22:49

Beautifully straight to the point!

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Dave Bradley

Thu 25th Jul 2013 09:35


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