9/22/2012

Entrechat




Nureyev with wings 

lifting twirling pirouette

nature’s tour de force




* Entrechat is a ballet move that is performed in the air.

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29 comments:

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  2. nice...was just commenting at another place in the last day about out bush out back that attracts hummingbirds....they are so cool to go sit and watch...amazing...and they have such personality too...nice verse...

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  3. You've captured , perfectly, this little bird's astonishing abilities!

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  4. What a unique thought. I really like the comparison. Beautiful picture as well.

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  5. Patti,
    Classic dance, classic comparison, classy haiku.
    Your imagery in words is uplifting (not to mention literate!)

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  6. So like Nureyev, hummingbirds have always amazed me. I loved this haiku and the way your words joined to create a beautiful image in my mind. Nureyev. Hummingbird. Yes. They go together perfectly.

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  7. A ballet dancer! Patti, your haiku has fascinated me, wow...
    :)

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  8. I can't tell you how much I love this, Patti. Leaves me feeling elated!

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  9. Gorgeous! I love the pirouette and nature's tour de force.

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  10. Brillinat, Nureyev with wings ~ is wonderful. I met hime once when I was a teenager ~ Nureyev that is. I was awestruck!

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  11. That is great! Love the ballet analogy!

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  12. I love the idea of it being a ballet dancer. Now why didn't I think of that? :)

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  13. Oh this is one lovellllly haiku!

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  14. Oh! The hummingbird as a ballet dancer--love it...

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  15. Imagining hummingbirds as ballet dancers is a wonderful analogy.

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  16. Wow, I love this haiku, and the picture, amazing!!

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  17. That is such an apt description of the hummingbird! Love it!

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