The Art Of Perfect Diving


Flawless
silverdiver,

pewter sky, arcbright sun--no

breath of wind, no

gleaming silverdiver, only
willful sun.

Pewter sky. Arcbright sun.
Silver capillary waves--threshold
of arcbright triumph, perfect
freedom. Flawless. Immutable.

Silence. The dunes are cold.
Arcbright sun. No breath of wind.



JDP 97/10


Copyright John D Porter © 1997



FilmReference:

"Olympia 2. Teil--Fest der Schonheit" (Germany, 1938)
dir. Leni Riefenstahl





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