Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Life Likes to Rhyme ... Lessons in Soulfulness

Always liked how the name of Maya Plisetskaya rhymes, with rhythm it's fun to say.

If once you have seen her leap, like a match scratching the earth and a flame jumps up, she is fire in air, after an attitude of the slightest hesitation, grabbing the space and you with her.

After 27 curtain calls following one of her Swan Lake's in Paris, she said her friends agreed that

"I had forced the audience to switch its interest from abstract technique to soul and plasticity."

Illustration Winds of Color Lura Astor