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Two plays for dancers

The Dreaming of the Bones; The Only Jealousy of Emer

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Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,637 / 28 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.5
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 841
Added to site: 2010.08.02 28616
Genre: Drama

efore he stands in the centre with the cloth between his hands, or by a player when the cloth is unfolded. The stage as before can be against the wall of any room.


(During the unfolding and folding of the cloth)

A woman's beauty is like a white Frail bird, like a white sea-bird alone At daybreak after stormy night Between two furrows upon the ploughed land: A sudden storm and it was thrown Between dark furrows upon the ploughed land. How many centuries spent The sedentary soul In toils of measurement Beyond eagle or mole, Beyond hearing or seeing, Or Archimedes guess, To raise into being That loveliness?

A strange unserviceable thing, A fragile, exquisite, pale shell, That the vast troubled waters bring To the loud sands before day has broken. The storm arose and suddenly fell Amid the dark before day had broken. What death? what discipline? What bonds no man could unbind Being imagined within The labyrinth of the mind? What pursuing or fleeing? What wounds, what blo



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