Dance Me to the End of Love

Perla Batalla Concert

It’s such a cliche – meeting someone at the grocery store. But it happened to me. I was looking for an avocado. A kind of lame version of “Dance Me to the End of Love” was playing on the store’s music system and I could not prevent myself from humming along. A man picking through the Roma tomatoes next to me said, “I love that song, too.”

I turned to look at him. He asked,  “Did you happen to see Perla Batalla last summer at the zoo concerts? She sings that so beautifully.”

“I was there,” I said. He grinned, and introduced himself by . . .

Please leave a comment with your first 50 words on the topic “dance me to the end of love” or on some topic suggested by the photo.

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Writer and teacher who benefits from following the principles of writing practice set forth by Natalie Goldberg.
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3 Responses to Dance Me to the End of Love

  1. ccf93 says:

    We are on a Leonard Cohen streak, here. I am loving this!

  2. ccf93 says:

    Well, I would say it is a matter of when you were born… ;)

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