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NELLY lyrics

LYRICS: Héctor Bates
MUSIC: Luis Bates

Nelly, Nelly, te quiero;
tuya sólo es mi vida,
y esta canción con carbón
mi querer va a repetir.
Cuando miro tu boca,
Tiemblo, Nelly querida,
y ebria por ti sale loca,
Nelly, mi cielo de amor.

Mi pasión, mi sentir, mi querer,
con tus besos, quisiera juntar,
y en la copa de la vida,
y en la cena del amor, poder beber
de tus gracias los encantos
de mujer sensual sin par ni igual;
y esa orgía poder prolongar,
y morir satisfecho de amar,
y en los cielos ante Dios decir:
« ¡Pecamos, Señor,
pero fue sólo de amor! »

Nelly, Nelly si fueras
mía sólo un momento,
la gloria de tu rubor,
pusiera en ella mi honor;
pura rosa de fuego,
sólo, Nelly, bastara
para encenderla, mi cielo,
una frase de amor.

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From Carole McCurdy: After that tanda, I found that every man I danced with that evening had something beautiful to offer, no matter their postural eccentricites or limitations of technique. In fact, their eccentricities and limitations were something to be respected and accorded a value, something that added rich flavor to the dance. If my partner is stiff as a board, well, it means that we begin the tanda by doing the 'stiff as a board' tango, which can offer some very creative moments of shared comedy, playing close to the edge of being off-balance. Whee-ha-ha. Maybe by the end of the tanda our dance will have expanded into something more soft and flexible and grounded, maybe not. The cortina has its own great value, after all.
I left the milonga that night feeling thrilled and humbled. How sorely I had underestimated these 'bad dancers,' how foolishly I had cheated myself out of the deeper pleasures of connecting in the dance. It wan't somebody else's fat ego getting in the way of dancing, it was my own.
Astrid responds: It works both ways. The great advantage (and burden) that women have in dancing the tango is that it enables them to experience a hundred different worlds, by dancing with different men and, if they are sensitive and intuitive enough, for a while becoming that man's creation to certain extent, for better or for worse...
It also works the other way round. One of the best dancers has told me that he dances in a different way with every woman, because she inspires him to do certain moves.
And the total is then always more than just the sum of its parts. Wish that in real life we also had some music to guide us to follow each other's steps...

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