Dance has been an important and transformative art in the life of author Joseph Michael Sepesy. Although he has had a love of music all his life, he only came to dance in 2009 as a step toward dealing with PTSD and as a way of doing something new in his life. That move has drastically changed his way of living, improving both his physical and mental health.
During this time, he began to write down his thoughts on dancing in the form of poems and short stories. Now, in Word Dances, he shares those verses and stories, offering reflections on and explorations of his dancing experiences and hoping to evoke similar memories in others. Aimed at beginners and seasoned dancers alike, this collection speaks to the impact that dance can have on our lives and well-being.
At Its Mercy
It’s the music—feel its power—obey its command.
Step onto the floor—be transformed.
Now, at its mercy, dance!