salome’s fourth dance

salome and the artist

salome and the king

who’ll nearly lost his crown

over the seductive dancing

of a sensuous daughter

completely stirring up

the juices of herod’s life

depicted symbolically from

g. moreau –

throwing her veils like touches

of a bird’s wings

into the erotic-laden air –

shlomit/dancing for a man’s


john beheaded as her

birthday present

her horrendous wish and

bland eros

inspired the arts/literature/


over a long period of time.

oskar wilde/richard strauss

with writing and musical

scores portrayed her.

rita hayworth starring in

‘salome ‘– the movie.

the artist’s depiction is the

infamous dance with

an ultimate prize.




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