"But these are flowers that fly and all but sing: And now from having ridden out desire. They lie closed over in the wind and cling where wheels have freshly sliced the April mire." ~ Robert Frost, "Blue-Butterfly Day"
Dietrich's character Lola Lola in Der Blaue Engel performing in a cabaret during the Weimar era. Much darker than the film Cabaret, which is known to be the essential Weimar film. Lola is one of my main inspirations for my stage character (and Dietrich for my real life)