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I Love Burlesque

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    Luscious

    Those burlesque girls are so beautiful! I'd give anything to look like one of them. So unique and classy. Artsy enough to be tasteful and still sexy. Just lovely.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 24, 2010

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    On Its Way Back

    It is on the way back and accepted by all, there are (or was last year) several troupes here in NC and are considered to be mainstream entertainment with none of the old stigma attached to it.
    LostInTyme LostInTyme 61-65, M 3 Responses May 13, 2009

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    I was raised by older parents

    and my childhood was influenced by my time helping my mother in a ballroom. I love the whole lifestyle and thank my parents for giving me all these amazing experiences !!
    mrgrey70 mrgrey70 41-45, M Jan 24

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    Beauties of Burlesque That I Look Up to

    Lilly St Cyr Dixie Evans (the Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque)   Blaze Starr     Tempest Storm and Bettie Page
    Seanachai Seanachai 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2009

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    Spinning Ribbons

    Burlesque is becoming a lost art, but it is oh so fun.  I love that it is always different and it is way better than ****.  I enjoy song, dance, and interesting costumes.  The place we go to is in the basement of a clocktower and was redone to look like a 1940's...
    Krypton Krypton 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2008

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    Berlesque Is A Part Of Me

    Berlesque is a beautiful, invigorating, form of art. Its erotic, sexually appealing and has captured my attention in great depth. Sometimes I feel I belong in the world of Berlesque. I have always wanted to express my sexuality in creative, and passionate ways. I'm a wild...
    libraqueen16 libraqueen16 16-17, F Jun 12, 2011

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    I love to *perform* burlesque!

    I was part of a troupe when I was in Canada and it was AWESOME!
    jojokarel jojokarel 26-30, F Apr 20, 2014

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    Burlesque Is a Alive and Well and Kicking!

    Burlesque has been back in various forms for almost a decade already. The Pussycat Dolls both in Las Vegas and LA Dita Von Teese The Fourty Deuce club in LA which has become popular with celebs Miss Exotic World competititons which have been going on for longer than a decade...
    Seanachai Seanachai 36-40, F 5 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Tassles , Garters, Feathers & Glitter

    There's something friendlier and more sensual about burlesque as opposed to your average ***** club atmosphere. Sexy, "real" women playing bashful or sassy........I'm hooked!! Almost obsessed Maybe one day I'll have the courage to strut my stuff. Unil then, I'm...
    Heathery Heathery 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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    Coming Out Of My Shell!

    Hello!  I am 42, married for 21 years and in middle of a difficult time in my life and my marriage.  Things are much better than a year ago. I am coming out of a deep depression and coming out of my shell!  I have tried for years to be a "good" wife, mom, daughter...
    estheragnus estheragnus 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2010

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    I found this quote yesterday,

    and I believe it resumes quite well why I like this type of act. “Erotica is using a feather; *********** is using the whole chicken.” Isabel Allende. Anyone who has seen a burlesque artist using feather fans will certainly agree like I do.
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 3, 2014

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    I Am Becoming Burlesque!

    This is pretty funny... I have never actually been to a real, live burlesque show. However, as part of my plan to come to peace with my body, I am now taking a "Becoming Burlesque" course. This is an 8 week course that teaches you everything about being a burlesque dancer, and...
    CallipygianVenus CallipygianVenus 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    Regularly Go To See Burlesque Shows

    My wife and I discovered from a friend that regularly there was a Burlesque show in our town. We went and it was everything we could have expected. The place is small, in a basement, with no more than 100 spectators. The show is a mix of Burlesque acts, songs, comedy. What we...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M Nov 10, 2012

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    It's Business Time

    I just came back from a Burlesque show in which one person performed to Flight of the Conchords "It's Business Time". I think I'm in love.
    IPaintMyCheeks IPaintMyCheeks 22-25 2 Responses Feb 11, 2009

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    Love Burlesque

    I love burlesque! It is a timeless art and part of my life. I love the fashion and the attitude I enjoy.
    QueenSabrina QueenSabrina 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2011

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    Frills and Chills

    Little known fact: Famed Burlesque dancer/comedienne Gypsy Rose Lee is one of my idols.  Still to this day I am amazed by TRUE Burlesque the spawn of Vaudeville and the birth of sex into modern entertainment.  Today there is a rebirth of the Burlesque movement going on...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    I want to join this world of burlesque

    or create it for someone. I love everything about it! I see my future within it
    vivienne4 vivienne4 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2014

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    I Need Your Help

    Thanks for taking the time to read this. I am an aspiring author.  I like to write short stories.  My usual genre is crime fiction in a 1930' - 40's hard boiled detective.  I would like to write about a burlesque dancer but I know very little about it.  I...
    Leon246 Leon246 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 28, 2009

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    Burlesque

    I've done it with a troupe a few times and it can be a lot of fun and great to bond with other cool women as well. I love the costumes and themes and dressing up and dancing .. so much fun to be sexy and perform and act and be a little daring and naughty.
    BrokenDoll BrokenDoll 26-30, F Mar 16, 2010

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    Maybe "Like" Is a Better Word.

    It's not all about the striptease either.  It wasn't always associated with striptease, that was actually added later and eventually took over, it seems.
    SomeguyinUT SomeguyinUT 31-35 1 Response Jun 11, 2009

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    Burlesque Is Unique

    Sexy, fun, feminine and classic... I'm thinking of becoming a burlesque dancer ;)
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I'm a brand new burlesque dancer in training! I have an amazing supportive troupe, and I can't wait to perform!
    DreamingDreamingDreaming DreamingDreamingDreaming 22-25, F Mar 27

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    I started burlesque dance classes last Wednesday - it's a 10 week course - I'm so excited!!!! I talked three of my girl friends into taking it too! Not only is it great exercise...
    justsmile14 justsmile14 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Over 1000 EPers can't be wrong! WE LOVE VINTAGE PIN UPS!!! lol I'm just hoping that more stories continue to be written on this topic, as pin ups (and the pin up girl "look") have...
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    "Crazy Love" I can hear her heart beat for a thousand miles And the heavens open every time she smiles And when I come to her that's where I belong Yet I'm running to her like a...
    Femmeheartsoul Femmeheartsoul 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

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    Okay so I'm going to tell you my story. So in my last post I shared my experience about me thinking I might be falling in love with someone I met online. So in that experience I...
    NotHisGirl NotHisGirl 16-17, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Honestly glad this has never happened to me. I look at love differently like this.. if you are the only one that feels that way, I can't say that would be considered love. Just...
    favestril favestril 41-45, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Life has to be the greatest gift that humans have, and on top of this, our awareness multiplies every wealth. Ironically, sleep and patience is how we got to this point: as babies...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 14 hrs ago

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    i just wanna say that i loved you a lot..i loved you more then anything.. you were my life you were everything to me.. you were my hero.. thanks for everything.. thanks for showing...
    loveiseverything18 loveiseverything18 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I was recently able to spend some quality time with a good friend of mine who brought up the subject of faith and spirituality. My friend described to me the tension he felt/found...
    ReflectionsOnHumanCondition ReflectionsOnHumanCondition 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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    I long for his touch..... He didn't rush me he took his time to fall I love with me, we started as friends to create a solid foundation...he gets shy around me...well after a month...
    NamzyZizi NamzyZizi 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    I studied him before he knew who I was. I read everything he wrote and felt as if we were sharing the same lives. I had to get his attention. I wanted to communicate with him...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    ..in particular I love words with the suffix of "Ation". My favourite "ation-ated " things to do that I strive to get into my everyday life and vocabulary include: "Titillation...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 14 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Cuddle When you turned, hair in motion My hands yearned fleeting touches Electric heat as your skin potions Glowing red white snow flutters And indelibly we unify forms Your...
    Ymfas Ymfas 26-30, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    :3 hehehe I got my senpai into ouat, rwby, and YouTube! Hehehehe I love, love my senpai sooooooo much 10> It would be <3 but my love is greater than 10 ;) and not less than...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Dancing light As bubbles of light popped into existence I surround surrealism with your persistence Glowing and glimmering Flowing and feverish Flushed of red ruminating...
    Ymfas Ymfas 26-30, M 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I used to think that I wanted to be a fashion model because I loved the glitter and glamour that the fashion world has to offer. Now I've realized, all I ever wanted to be is a...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    I've been a fan of wrestling for about two years now. I plead the 5th that it's because of Total Divas but also because I used to watch it with my Great Grandmother when I was...
    MJP88 MJP88 26-30, F 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I love. I love A LOT. I feel I have a lot of love stored inside of me that sometimes it feels as if it is just gonna flood out of me. Sometimes this makes me feel uncomfortable...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    What can I say? I'm a woman who loves to shop! Isn't that typical of most us females?Today was a fun trip for a summer wardrobe just in time for my trip to Cali!! Love the new...
    BeautifulAbigail BeautifulAbigail 46-50, F 8 hrs ago

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    Hey guys?? so I'm in love with my teacher.. let's just call him TA!(: he's my math teacher.. well not technically.. he's A math teacher but not mine. I met him in the summer before...
    SoDamagedxx SoDamagedxx 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I love my boobs I love that there so big and natural I also love that girls are so jealous of how big my boobs are
    KaylaDem33 KaylaDem33 18-21, F 29 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    That real wholehearted kind of love. The kind where you are best friends. Respected at all times, even when arguing. I have never had that kind of love before. It was always...
    Happinessismine Happinessismine 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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