The Dance by Virginia N. Fred
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I remember a time when I would dance till 3:00am, I loved hearing the beat and letting the music take over my soul, my kids ask me to teach them to dance, I say I dont know how to dance, they always say yes you do mom. What do I tell them? Well I tell them exactly how I do it, I say close your eyes, feel the beat, not just hear it, but feel it deep within your soul, and when you have that feeling just let it take over.

Now I cant dance, not for lack of doing, or lack of trying, its just to much, how you ask, I really cant say, Fibromyalgia doesnt care that you may have enjoyed something at one time or another, it doesnt discriminate nor does it care that you just wanna be able to do what you used to even if its for just one moment.

My life has change so drastically since this disease has taken over my body, but dancing was the one thing, the one thing, that I so loved to do, although I can still hear the music, even when there is nothing playing, I will cherish the things that I am capable of doing right now…..

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Lines and colors enhanced using PS CS2 , Redfield Plugin, Fractalius Filter

Virginia is a self taught Photographer and Fractal Artist. She has Fibromyalgia and PTSD, and uses her work as a form of release.
“I love the idea of creating art and knowing that it comes from me and no-one else.”

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Comments

  • barrowda
    barrowdaabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful colors and lights, Gina!! At least our fractals can still dance, even if our bodies now say “no way”.

  • So very true David, but I sure do miss dancing Merengue, when I cook I like listening to it, my youngest always want me to dance wiht him, I will, even if for 10 seconds, there was a time I would grab all three of em and just dance all over the kitchen (such fond memories), Thank you so very much for stopping in

    – Virginia N. Fred

  • viennablue
    viennablueabout 2 years ago

    a wonderful piece of work that truely dances with colour, beautiful :-)
    I know just what you mean Gina, I was a dance teacher for over 25 years and loved to dance. my body is now falling apart, not helped by breaking my right hip just over a year ago, but I still want to dance even though it hurts like hell! I dance when no one is around to tell me off (my david!). keep dancing….. :-)

  • debidabble
    debidabbleabout 2 years ago

  • James Brotherton
    James Brothertonabout 2 years ago

    Very beautiful Gina…a fave for sure. BTW, I still dance, but it’s only when I have to use the bathroom and someone is in there :)

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 2 years ago

    Gorgeous creation and work! Beautifully done.

  • loiteke
    loitekeabout 2 years ago

  • jammingene
    jammingeneabout 2 years ago

  • James Brotherton
    James Brothertonabout 2 years ago

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations from your hosts at Fractal Abstracts!


    02-24-13 Gorgeous work! :o)

  • DriftingAudrey
    DriftingAudreyabout 2 years ago

    This is so beautiful. Very nice.

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