Bodies Radiant with God

‘A flamenco dancer, lurking under the shadow, prepared for the terror of her dance. Somebody has wounded her in words, alluding to the fact that she had no fire or duende. She knows she has to dance her way past her limitations, and that this may destroy her forever . . . When the music starts she begins her dance, with ritual slowness. Then she stamps out the dampness from her soul.  Then she stamps […]