Balance

10" x 10"

Balance - a skill so ingrained in our make-up that we are almost never aware of its influence on our physical existence. And it is beautiful. Think of the ballerina repeatedly spinning on tiptoe, or see in your imagination the perfection of the gymnast or the figure skater. If that balance escapes us for just the merest moment the counter influence of gravity is unforgiving, snapping bone and crushing flesh. How did we come to live in a world so dangerous?

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