The One

“…She is the most beautiful, the one who dances the best and the one who always arrives dressed flawlessly.

And now she’s looking at me.

I move my eyes from the mirror to avoid fixating on her reflection and concentrate on the teacher’s movements: right leg forward, left arm back and we change. I make the step a couple of times more until finally I catch the quiet and I repeat it when I hear the music….”

To the Rhythm of the Music, by Thais Duthie

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