Music Monday: 3. A Song That Makes You Dance

Continuing the music meme, the next point on the list is fun.  I find the opportunity to dance every day.  Dancing for me, like writing, is a pure simple joy.  I take what I feel stirring inside and put it out into the world.  Sometimes it is just a foot tapping and shoulder shimmy while getting dressed in the morning.  Other times it is flat-out stopping what I’m doing to boogie full-on for an entire song.  I’ll dance to anything from old school Motown faves to disco to ‘80s rock to party hits to popular pop to hip hop. 

I’m grabbing a pick from my all-time jams playlist for today’s dance-off.  “1 Thing,” by Amerie.  This one is infectious with the catchy chords and go-go beat.  It still has me from first “dun” through each drum beat and snare.  And the performance has some cute steps that are fun to imitate.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Thoughts on Life and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Music Monday: 3. A Song That Makes You Dance

  1. jenniferneri says:

    very cute post, Barbara, and one I can relate to. Before I was writing, I was training as a dancer. Injuries prevented me from finishing my training, but dancing was the only thing in life that gave me the same satisfaction as writing in it’s creative way. I dance all the time with the kids just for fun! Dancing and giggling 🙂

  2. Barbara says:

    Thanks Jennifer! Yes, we are alike in that. I was a dancer growing up through about age 20 (last time in training and performing a solo). It went hand-in-hand with my creative writing I think because it is such a pure and honest expression of dancer to audience. Very similar to what we as writers strive to give.

Talk to Me

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s