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Inspired by Philip Glass's Violin Concerto, Movement 1

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Inspired by Philip Glass's Violin Concerto, Movement 1

Quiet, pensive, waiting, from out of nothing, a flash, dancing!
Back and fourth, faster, bolder, more beautiful, more radiant…
The sound envelops, and the beauty firmly wraps its hands around my ears…
Relevance and resounding, growing, pulsing, whipped into a fever!
And then easing back just a bit, like a rest to enjoy some perfect nectar of echoes.
Then back again to churn, not with blades, but with brushstrokes.
The pulsing art grabs my soul and I sway to the rhythm, the life, the light…
All around me, so necessary is this, something so pure and powerful.
Flex and twirl in the rays of sunshine, on coming the clouds and thunder!
Pounding out the feeling, the pace is relentless, but in my arms, pushing, harder!
Squeezing ever ounce of love from the air, the earth, the fire and then easing again.
Dripping with sweat, a deep breath, another, still moving but slower now.
More deliberate, but still full and open, slowly, gently, slightly and then quiet.

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  1. Date: 7/19/2010 9:45:00 AM
    Congratulations Beau on your well deserved win in Sami Al-Khalili's contest "Simply,Absolutely,Utterly Just Art". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/16/2010 1:23:00 PM
    I love listening to the cello movements, such a great feeling this poem gives congrats c:

  1. Date: 7/15/2010 1:05:00 PM
    Congrats Beau on your HM in Sami's contest with this amazing write and a very special honor for u to so enjoy.. with luv..

  1. Date: 3/9/2010 12:24:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your poetry today Beau. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors always. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/9/2010 11:28:00 AM
    Wow, it feels like you are the director himself, working into a frenzy to get the orchestra to play every note the way it needs to be done. Great job. Andrea

  1. Date: 3/9/2010 9:02:00 AM
    Ahhh....I love this poem. Another classical music lover, I see!!! I love this poem, and love the way you have described how you see it and how it makes you feel!! That is exactly how it seems to me, when I am listening to something that moves me with so much emotion! Music at it's best! I am a fan of this poem!! I am a fan of this amazing violin concerto! :) Love, Carrie