Raj Arumugam


Costume Of Cleopatra For Ida Rubinstain - Poem by Raj Arumugam

Tell me anyone
Caesar or Pharaoh
Emperor or beggar
Saint or the Damned -
tell me anyone,
if you ever found life
stable, smooth and fluid

Let's dance then
with clothes of silk
and a life of ease
let's throw our arms about
our feet like a deer in a run
a life smooth and refined
for that's the best we can do

Let life sway as in a dance
Let there be energy in purpose
and intent
And take a leap -
never a bow -
Let your hair fly
and your clothes in the air
A life light and nimble
for that's the best we can do

Tell me anyone
Caesar or Pharaoh
Emperor or Beggar
Saint or the Damned-
tell me anyone
if you ever found life
stable, smooth and fluid



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Poem based on drawing: Costume of Cleopatra
for Ida Rubinstain,1909 by Léon Samoilovitch Bakst
(May 10,1866 - December 28,1924)


Comments about Costume Of Cleopatra For Ida Rubinstain by Raj Arumugam

  • (4/16/2012 5:38:00 AM)


    The costume of Cleopatra for everyone, poor and rich, powerful and powerless, pretty and normal, When you buy the costume, the eye make up is free! ! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 15, 2012



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