Maggie Kast | The Sun Magazine

Maggie Kast

After a lifelong career in dance, Maggie Kast now has her first dancing day job with the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange. She writes at home in Chicago and on the road. Her work has appeared in Image and Christianity and the Arts.

— From February 2001

Joyful Noise

As a child, you followed the rules — that was your job. It was wrong to hit your little sister, to giggle or tickle or otherwise revel in pleasure, to take — or even want — the biggest piece. It was right to let your friends go first, to think of other people before yourself, to sit up straight and use the proper fork. It was downright dangerous to disagree.

February 2001
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