Muhammad Ali and beauty 

The discipline of Nijinsky’s dance

the precision of Bach’s improv

the reach of Woolf’s spacetime

the audacity of Brontë’s narrative

the originator of hip-hop rhyme

the strength of beehives under siege

the shuffle of a hummingbird

the velocity of blurred summer

the redress too feeble, too late

of a Kentucky boulevard

grudgingly renamed in 1978

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