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Illinois Ballet Dancing to our future album

entitled THE NEURONS 3-20-04

Arrow I Want To Dance

Another Snow
Flatland Gifts
Old Pine Walls
Route 29
The Picnic
Birth and Regulation
Bright Light Face
Crazy Burrito
A Fence
Good Dog
I Am (By Kippie)
I Want To Dance
Lost and Found
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Native Prayer
Old Man Rythmn Nation
The God Man
The Knapsack
The Picnic
The PlayLovers
The Shiny Shoes
To Feel God's Pleasure
UnNamed Lover
Various Waves
We Like Our Dogs
Wise Old Uncle Whoopies' Recipe Poems
Free Horizon

(From my album In The Land Where I Come From.)

I want to dance.   I want to dance to the rhythms in stillness.
I don't want to dance hanging on the edge of the stage
whose timbers carry the weight of my own validity.
Lost in my mode of Yahudi-Petty, Ego, constant struggle, breakdown,
shakedown, boogie woogie, hootin shooty,
to the forefront of my need to find myself outside myself.

I want to Dance.

I don't want to dance for the begging of pressed flesh,
brought together in a sequence of rhythms.
In many ways I have nothing to do with those rhythms,
and that's the dance I wanna dance.    Chance.

I want to dance.
To participate, communicate and correlate
through the language of steps.
These steps are my steps, yet they are your steps.
And when your steps are my steps - then pressed flesh is pressed flesh -
brought together in a random sense of celebration;
The celebration not just of my steps, or of your steps, but of our steps.

I Want to Dance