Harlow

United States

A human that does stuff with words among other humans who do other stuff with words

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Message to Readers

A piece on a boy's nervousness in breaking the gender roles. I say he does it well

Graceful, Elegant, Poised

August 8, 2019

    As the curtains opened and the spotlight burned his emerald eyes, Danny's heart raced. His vision's edges were blackening, and his stomach churned. The piano twinkled, and Danny lifted his arms gracefully and danced across the staged. The piano crescendoed and decrescendoed, lifted delicately, perfectly as Danny moved in unison with the music. He elegantly twirled and leaped and bounded across the shined wooden stage and as the final notes twinkled from the piano, Danny's feet slid underneath him in one swift motion. The crowd applauded violently and as the curtains closed and the spotlight faded, Danny's heart raced.

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