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    Waltz in black and silver

    by , 10-15-2014 at 04:58 PM (515 Views)
    A young woman stands downstage center, facing the audience; she never turns around. She's performing a simple, faltering version of the whirling, intricate dance going on behind her - contemporary ballet, the entire troupe on stage behind her. Everyone is in black and silver and painfully beautiful. This is her dream we're seeing play out behind her, her ideal. But the music is melancholy, nostalgic even - it's a waltz in a minor key, reminds me of Dvorak. Starts with just a music-box-like piano, but the music swells as the dancers behind her become the focus, all strings. I get swept up in the overwhelming sound of it and the movement of the dancers, until in the end it gradually fades away again to those music-box-like piano notes. A woman's voice from offstage calls to her to come to bed, the sun has risen. I focus on her profile as she turns to look offstage, towards that voice; when I look behind her again, the dancers have vanished. She leaves the stage.

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    Updated 10-15-2014 at 09:12 PM by 64691

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    1. PercyLucid's Avatar
      Music in dreams is pretty cool!
    2. darknightedlady's Avatar
      This dream brought tears to my eyes, and made my heart warm- so beautiful. I can only imagine how it made you feel.
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