a crack, as a whip
flicking or lashing movement
whip through positions two to five
on the earth, raise
toe parallel hip,
a perfect half-height.
Brush the ball
of your foot against the floor.
Pointed toe crossed,
facing the audience as you
throw that foot out to them
(don't brush the floor).
Fling it down
brushing the floor,
pointed toe behind you,
away, beyond sur le cou-de-pied.
Open to the second position in the air
in the air
bend your knee, that knee, brush
the ball of your foot against the floor.
Pass through fifth position
pointed toe poised, crossed, away,
farther away from them...
facing, pointed, to them.
flic foot flac half-point
the turn itself en dedans or en dehors
rise on help point
full turn while
working foot, open slightly, brushes
across the floor to cross
in back in front, in front in back
working leg thrown to second position, half-height