Carla Korbes, Pacific Northwest Ballet Soloist, perpends the air.
perpend \per-PEND\, verb:
1. To ponder; deliberate.
2. To be attentive; reflect.
1. A large stone passing through the entire thickness of a wall.
“So I do, madonna; but to read his right wits is to read thus: therefore perpend, my princess, and give ear.
— William Shakespeare, Twelfth night, or, What you will
What dost you perpend today?