Friday, October 23, 2015

Ava Odori



*
He mimes controlling
A Live choreography
Kite dance.

**
Crisp kick behind
Restrictive kimono
Gestures to sky.

***
 Turning in no time
Cartwheels & somersaults
Omnipresent spirits.


Note: Ava Odori - Dance festival in Japan. Read more at: CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI

Shared with PU Poetry Pantry

26 comments:

  1. Splendid piece, well thought out indeed.

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  2. Such miming moves sure shows up actual mimes haha

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    1. haha - I wondered what you would say about mimes.

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  3. Love this peppy write so descriptive and full of life! Bastet

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  4. There is joy in such wild dances... great happiness in your words

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  5. really enjoyed this post, awesome haiku, great video

    have a nice Sunday

    much love...

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  6. Kite dance is a beautiful image...

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  7. enjoyed the video and you words capture the spirit.

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  8. I especially like that closing line.

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  9. I really enjoyed the images your words conjured of this dance.

    Donna@LivingFromHappiness

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  10. Apt descriptions of dynamic perfomance.

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  11. What a great combination of verse and video clip. Beautifully done.

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  12. Ah, I can picture this! Nicely penned.

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  13. No wonder they are all so skinny! What wonderful dancing and what a wonderful full of life set of poems!!!

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  14. Traditional dances with all of their movements were tested through time. It could be boisterous or with such grace as the case may be.

    Hank

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  15. "omnipresent spirits," indeed! I loved the video, too, but your words capture it all.

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  16. Thank you for inspiring comments, my friends! Happy week to all!

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  17. They key to beauty and dance is making the impossible look effortless - maybe that is also the key to life! a beautiful poem humbird

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  18. thanks for sharing this special video, and your haiku of this dynamic performance. enjoyed it. :)

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  19. Enjoyed the video and your words underlined the spirit of the whole,

    Elizabeth

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  20. Loved the movement you've captured in this haiku. The juxtaposition of freedom and restriction in these lines is powerfully rendered.

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