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 you can see the meat clinging to the bones as they move through wide spaces. the stage lights wrapping around their frames like a brilliant skin. 
 youthful bodies rippling with strength and musculature; the semblance of benevolent grace where everything looks at ease. 
 long limbs, graceful arms, the spirals en pointe, and impossibly spread legs extended beyond the 180° and into space. 
 vitality itself is shamed in the shadows created by the luminescent bodies of these performers. they are beyond the corporeal self. 
 their shine extinguishes all sadness, all ire, and all doubt from the world. 
 we’re flying on lilting melodies and tympani. 
 and for a brief second, 
 you experience the infinite. 
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you can see the meat clinging to the bones as they move through wide spaces. the stage lights wrapping around their frames like a brilliant skin.

youthful bodies rippling with strength and musculature; the semblance of benevolent grace where everything looks at ease.

long limbs, graceful arms, the spirals en pointe, and impossibly spread legs extended beyond the 180° and into space.

vitality itself is shamed in the shadows created by the luminescent bodies of these performers. they are beyond the corporeal self.

their shine extinguishes all sadness, all ire, and all doubt from the world.

we’re flying on lilting melodies and tympani.

and for a brief second,

you experience the infinite.

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spent some quality hang-time planning a project with peeps tobiety tonight.

i love how great artists don’t need to braggadocio their time away. they just are great and patient, giving and interested.

an interested person is an interesting person.

hopefully we can extend our notion of a collab into an actual object, and i can finally get my butt off of a ‘talking about it” mode, into a “doing something about it” one.

hug your local artist/inspiration-helper as much as you can. you’ll feel so much better about everything. high five!

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" at the gates "

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simple things, simple things. all the answers are in there.

this past weekend, i had another very fruitful photographic collaboration with a friend of mine. the sun was luminous and shining bright through scattered wispy clouds, which were like wispy silks in sapphire waters.

we talked about many things, listened to the radio, laughed, and made a celebration of creativity. the direct times where you have the task at hand; the execution of the idea into being. the in between times, where you shift and contemplate, sometimes quietly, and sometimes with a flurry of movements; a brush on a canvas, splashes in the shallows, careful placement all around.

in the end, our collab was so powerful in its simplicity. it was not only a workday weekend, but it helped to reaffirm that i live for these moments. i thrive in these moments, and with trust, bravery, and camaraderie, everything suddenly becomes possible.

tonight's homework:

find a friend or collaborator for a work of your own...or their own. help them on their project, or be helped in bringing yours to life. flourish and expand, be bright, be great, be bold, and be fearless. express all you have to express, then refine it, and do it again.

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