strokes of a pen

January 2, 2015 at 2:36 pm 13 comments

. . .

our eyes connected,

a few words spoken,

smiles exchanged…

for the briefest of moments

each one belonged to me.

only me.

. . .

though our time shared was brief,

their time bestowed will live in my forever…

. . .

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a few of my prize possessions…Mikhail Baryshnikov, Frederick Franklin, Alexandra Danilova, Suzanne Farrell, Patricia McBride

. . .

margot

One of the greatest classical ballet dancers of all time…

. . .

. . .

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  • 1. ladysighs  |  January 2, 2015 at 2:42 pm

    Very nice and very special for you. 🙂

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    • 2. words4jp  |  January 2, 2015 at 2:57 pm

      Thanks – when I uncovered Fonteyn’s autograph, i began to cry. Jordan comes running and hugging me. I was trying to explain the magnitude of the signature – like meeting Babe Ruth or Steven Spielberg. I think my kids understood what I was getting at. Then I said, these autographs are priceless and asked who would inherit them when I am gone? I heard jordy say under his breath – I suppose it will be me, in which i broke out in laughter because of my two kids, Jordan is the most like me – plus he keeps all of his priceless mementos at my house (EW magazine dating back to 2000!)

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      • 3. ladysighs  |  January 2, 2015 at 3:05 pm

        Glad they understand what it means to you and that it is valuable.
        I really do need to start putting things in a drawer and labeling what they are or else they will probably be tossed.
        I do have a drawer which I asked no one to look at…….just dump in a bag and put in trash or burn.
        (underwear drawer…lol )

  • 4. Karin  |  January 2, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    So beautiful… Dame Margot was the patron of my dance school. Many lovely memories.

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  • 5. mrmodigliani  |  January 2, 2015 at 3:33 pm

    This is lovely

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    • 6. words4jp  |  January 2, 2015 at 3:48 pm

      Thank you. Thank you for reading.

      Reply
  • 7. SwittersB  |  January 2, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    Lovely treasures. Thank you for sharing such a magical time in your life.

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  • 8. Paul Handover  |  January 2, 2015 at 5:59 pm

    If I may be granted a correction – the title of your post should be: Magical strokes of a pen!

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  • 9. Noora  |  January 2, 2015 at 8:06 pm

    Happy New Year! Hope it is filled with love and laughter. I’ve missed reading your work!! 🙂

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    • 10. words4jp  |  January 3, 2015 at 12:45 am

      I just saw that I am not following you…….. WordPress. Grrrrrr – they have been disconnecting me from people….. I will have to fix that. 🙂

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  • 11. syl65  |  January 3, 2015 at 3:00 am

    Thank you for sharing these precious and special mementos, Kim. Just looking at the photo is out of this world.

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    • 12. words4jp  |  January 3, 2015 at 6:30 pm

      You are welcome. xx

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      • 13. syl65  |  January 3, 2015 at 10:42 pm

        : )

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