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flashdance.

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35 years ago ‘flashdance’ was released

and it emerged again recently

in honor of international dance day

 i loved this movie

 had the shoes, the ripped up sweatshirt, the perm

though my dancing style

was a bit different  

from this welder by day/dancer by night

and i didn’t live in a cool loft

or have an eccentric dog

or ride my bike to work

or look at all alike

but other than that

we were like sisters.

Take your passion and make it happen! #InternationalDanceDay

“let us read and let us dance –

two amusements that will never do any harm to the world. “

-voltaire

 

 

image credit: paramount pictures, jennifer beals

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dance.

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long after new years eve has passed

with their village nearly covered

in a frozen white blanket

the fairies leave behind signs

of a magnificent celebration.

“the fairies break their dances
 and leave the printed lawn.”

~a.e. housman

seisiún.

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it was

a lovely evening spent

in a warm and friendly house

filled with friends and family and neighbors

of all ages

and

performances

of all kinds

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with voices and instruments

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and improvs

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 and storytelling

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and fiddling
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and 

it was important for us,

the americans,

to proudly represent our country

with our own

unique

belly dance act.

it was truly

a night to remember.

“every performance is different. that’s the beauty of it.”

-van morrison

Rossnowlagh, Donegal, Ireland

 (seisiún refers to sit-in performances in a relaxed social setting, in which the entertainment is intermingled with the consumption of ale, stout, beer and conversation.)