Friday, June 02, 2006

Three women in the morning in the park are doing swordplay.

It's not fighting or fake fighting. They are not facing each other but doing more or less unison movements in a line.

The newly awakened sky glints on the silver swords as they move. The red tassles tied to the sword handles do their own jumpty pendulum dance. It's tai chi movements with swords.

The women have got grace. They've got talking about it and doing it over and over to make it better. They've got swords. The day begins.