Category Archives: Dance

Katherine Dunham, healing,

Life bends us backwards, God straightens us up!

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90 FINE!! (Happy Birthday Tribute to Extraordinary Octogenarian Dance Teacher OTHELLA DALLAS)

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Lean……on me!

Connection to the Almighty is necessary in order to jump over fences, regain equilibrium, and defy tenses. Feeling blessed and giving God the glory! Continue reading

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King

Because of him folk began to see chocolate, pecan, chocolate, fudge,  caramel, chocolate,  cinnamon, and blackberry As spices of equality. Because of him, I saw the door of possibility open much wider than a crack. Because of him, I realized that black … Continue reading

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Black Link in the Chain

Black Link of the Chain By Anna Rene Greene Dell’Era Written January 7, 2011 The sparrow awakens me with his chirp Again, a returned resume waits in my mailbox I hold back a burp I am an educated opinionated black … Continue reading

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NOT SO DRY…..BONES

These dry bones in this castle of 53 years warn me that I shouldn’t attempt that double pirouette when my spine attempts to block, my mind tells it, “not yet” I look at my teacher, an octogenarian of 85 years … Continue reading

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FOREIGN WISDOM (Japanese/German/English Words of Wisdom from Masako, my Japanese Eurythmy friend

  Rummaging through my old journals, I luckily stumbled upon a poem that my friend, Masako, had given me during my recovery from a hysterectomy.  Masako and I met while we studied Eurythmy at the Academy of Eurythmische Kunst in Switzerland. I recall … Continue reading

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