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Compagnie Retouramont at Oxford Castle and quote by Carl Sandburg, (c) Carole Edrich 2011-5

Compagnie Retouramont at Oxford Castle and quote by Carl Sandburg, (c) Carole Edrich 2011-5

This week I’ve chosen a quote by Carl Sandburg to go with a photograph of Compagnie Retouramont at Oxford Castle during the 2011 Dancin’ Oxford Festival. The quote; “Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance” reflects Sandburg’s feelings about his poetry although he is also famous for his biography of Abraham Lincoln.     If you like this quote and the contents of my blog please consider supporting me by buying my recent book ‘The Joy of Dance’. Published on May 7th it includes many other inspirational quotes about and by dancers along with fascinating facts and captivating stories about as many different types of dances, dancers, personalities and cultures as I could cram in. It contains no photos but some lovely illustrations. While buying it any other way will justify the publishers’ decision to commission me, since I don’t get royalties for this book so the only way I benefit from your purchase is if you get the book using the link below.

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