After oxen, Mussorgsky arrived at Hartmann's sketch of theatre costumes (see pic).
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Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks in their Shells

suddenly the stage is bathed in green and gold and framed by six trees

trunk to top all acrobats brown trousers vests and leafed arms waists knees

flower fairies at their roots stemmed emerald and petalled sky blue

waving as to welcome half a dozen unhatched chicks of Karoo

head wings limbs protruding red and yellow from each silver shell coat

all plié first 1 3 5 then 2 4 6 for every graced note

running rings around quick quavers and returning to repeat all

turning counter-clockwise at the figure change and forte chord call

as the trills sound rising circling 1 and 2 3–4 and 5–6

twinkling eyes and glinting beaks and lively legs in happy high-kicks

dancing down to acciaccatura sequence till the last beat

taking final flight to restful nestling in a steadfast tree seat

loud the audience applauds the talent of canary children

and the supernaturally strong stance shown by twenty-four men

and the beauty of the speedwell ladies in their pirouettings

Hartmann sees and smiles from high up in the Mikhailovsky's wide wings






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Written on 2015-07-27 at 00:46

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Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
Wonderful poetry. All in correct time and tone :)
2015-07-30


one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
Bravo!
2015-07-28


Ashe The PoetBay support member heart!
You are truly amazing! Fantastic poetry. :) I am in awe.
~Ashe
2015-07-28


Ashe The PoetBay support member heart!
You are truly amazing! Fantastic poetry. :) I am in awe.
~Ashe
2015-07-28


Ashe The PoetBay support member heart!
You are truly amazing! Fantastic poetry. :) I am in awe.
~Ashe
2015-07-28


Ashe The PoetBay support member heart!
You are truly amazing! Fantastic poetry. :) I am in awe.
~Ashe
2015-07-28


Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
Rhymed 16-syllable lines? Oh, you are ambitious, and you pulled it off. Bravo!
2015-07-27

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Poems at an Exhibition
by Coo & Co