This I believe, when I am dancing,
Shaping sinuous sine waves,
Persuasive parabolas and other fluid functions
That fluctuate across the studio space –
A compelling calculus of contours:
“Calculus is concerned with change and motion;”
Concerned with dancing,
And the derivative of dance
Is not quantitative, but qualitative,
The succulent syllabic of a soul
Speaking, my entire body a tongue,
Lilting lovingly in a universal language.
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