Short Story #107

Sometimes you just need to take off your shoes and get down. 

I found myself strolling across the dance floor searching out the next guest who decided that this is their time to let it out. There is something about good music and great people that bring this out in us all. As I was circling a group of guests and mouthing the lyrics to what was playing I noticed someone that was finding herself a little more emotionally connected to the rhythm than others. Before I knew it she had dropped to the floor in one of the most epic dance floor moments of the night and for some reason I went with her. 

Elements of this story

The smile: The first thing most will notice is the smile. It is so contagious and what a great one it is! Little did she know she would make every person who looks at this smile. Consider this a gift from her. 

The commitment: Notice there is no space between her body and the floor. This was not a half-assed dance move here. This was a serious commitment to the moment. 

The backup dancers: Notice the woman behind her on the right. Another smile backing up our belief that this was the time we let loose and forget about anything that may be going wrong in our lives. Now, the male directly behind her. While he is not chest to floor he is equally as committed to the moment as she is. Just in his own way. You get the feeling that he is captured by the music and that this is his time to shine.

Thank you so much for taking the time to open yourself up to this short story. As always, it is my intention to help show others there is so much more to just liking a photo. Its important that we find pieces of ourselves in others photographs. 


Jordan Ruiz

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