I wrote this poem after being fundamentally moved by a ballet performed by Pacific Northwest Ballet. As the second of three ballets presented as New Works as a part of the 2011-2012 Season, I found it entirely captivating.
A link to New Works: New Works by PNB
Here is an excerpt on you tube: Cylindrical Shadows
random. yet expected.
perplexing. yet complacent.
chaotic. yet calm.
wanted it to end. wanted it never to end.
mesmerizing. yet subdued.
superbly intriguing. yet incredibly dull.
comfortably calm. yet enthusiastically enchanting
starkly black or abundantly white. no space for grey.