her bearing


The Dancer's Bearing

a: Her bearing ~
b: a dancer

What: "Her bearing is like a dancer's, the eyes not green but lavender under a halo of flame. She is wearing the colours of moonlight, Yeats' blue and dim, and dark cloths of the night and half-light."

Writer: Edna O'Brien
Date: Oct 1 2013 4:48 PM

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