attitude derrière/arabesque penchèe/satipaṭṭhāna

jogging is my meditation; ballet is my profession.

daily, five miles, each five hundred steps a move i must perfect using satipaṭṭhāna.

today, attitude derrière and arabesque penchèe in my romantic ballerina long tutu.


For Three Line Tales Week 120.

cigarette break


“How many times have I told you, Fred?”

“I’m sorry, Myrtle.”

“No more puffin, birdbrain.”


For 3LineTales.


Snow White, Princess, gets her mail up at the castle.

The rest of us, dwarfs, reside back there in the trailer park.

The correct terminology, when it comes to dwarfism, varies from country to country, between different cultures and even from person to person; the one thing that everyone can agree on is that most people would rather be referred to by their name than by a label.


For Three Line Tales



the resort will be rebuilt

higher up this time



P hoto by Jeremy Bishop via Unsplash
For Three Line Tales


My boyfriend  gave me these kicks.

They cost a lot.

So I have him some kicks.



For 3LineTales

Train Platform

She fussed with her stuff. Piled it on the platform like that. First train along, she was off.


Photo by Frank McKenna via Unsplash
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Most of the class decided to draw or paint this still life. I chose to sculpt it out of a block of carrara marble. I spent an extra two years in school learning to do it, but it was worth it.


Photo by Frank McKenna via Unsplash
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