dance like nobody’s watching

Background: Kasey Chambers singing "Am I Not Pretty Enough". Foreground: little girl dancing super-awkwardly (think Elaine on Sienfeld). Life imitates art.

Santa Monica Pier.

Kasey Chambers on stage, singing Not Pretty Enough.

In front of me, a little girl with no sense of rhythm, dancing awkwardly in her blue hoodie, having a blast. She has not yet gained Kasey’s self-consciousness and pain; she’s comfortable in her body, happy to jerk her arms and legs about in front of a crowd.

I whisper in my heart, “May it last, little girl. May it last.”

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  1. mook

     /  August 3, 2012


  2. Louise

     /  August 4, 2012



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