The Nutcracker Act II – Mother Ginger and Her Polichinelles

December 21, 2013 at 3:36 pm 9 comments

Mother Ginger

&

Her Polichinelles

frilly petticoats

little feet beneath her skirt

mother proudly grins

dancing on their tippy toes

sweet and fun wrapped up in one

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The Nutcracker Act II – Russian Dance my everything

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  • 1. acuriousgal  |  December 22, 2013 at 1:23 am

    So sweet and perfect for the holidays

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    • 2. words4jp  |  December 22, 2013 at 3:18 am

      Thank you so much. I am having fun writing these little tidbits. 😉

      Reply
  • 3. MichelleMarie Antell  |  December 23, 2013 at 3:05 am

    THese are so sweet! 🙂

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    • 4. words4jp  |  December 24, 2013 at 3:29 am

      Thank you. 🙂

      Reply
  • 5. words4jp  |  December 21, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    Reblogged this on Words4jp's Blog and commented:

    The Land of the Sweets could not be complete without Mother Ginger and her children – running out from under her big skirt to romp and play. Think of Mother Ginger as a person standing on a moving theatrical set, with a huge costume covering what is underneath – little children (and the technician rolling…). This is a rousing and amusing piece and of course, there are these ‘sweet’ little children dancing… I was never a ginger child, but I do recall one particular ginger kid who grew up to be a famous actress. She and I danced together for a spell…..does the name Sarah Jessica Parker ring a bell?

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  • 6. syl65  |  December 22, 2014 at 3:13 pm

    If I could add the music to your words, that would be awesome. Thanks again, Kim for sharing these:)

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  • 7. syl65  |  December 22, 2014 at 3:14 pm

    Oh and Sarah Jessica Parker, wow! I had a crush on her when she was on “Square Pegs,” let’s keep that between us 😉

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    • 8. words4jp  |  December 22, 2014 at 8:00 pm

      hehehehe – in those days, she went by Sarah Parker. Jessica was added when she moved to NYC. no worries….your secret is safe with me!

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      • 9. syl65  |  December 22, 2014 at 11:57 pm

        I guess you need to use your full name in the big city! Thanks for keeping it under lock and key 🙂

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