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The Hands: A Poem

Hands in a poem

Poetry about hands? You got it. Photo source: Robynlou Kavanagh, CC BY 4.0, via Flickr

A poem about hands? Okay then, here we go!

The Hands

The hands tuck into my back pocket
Like a note from a childhood friend that has
Become worn and weathered.

Today, the hands hunger for more.
They scratch at my back and
Dig deep into the contents of my skull.

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The Writing Duel: A Poem and Question

The pen in the writing duel poem

The ballpoint pen, up close and personal in a writing duel. Photo Source: By Samsara at en.wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons

Which do you prefer to use when you write, the pen and paper or the keyboard? Do you mainly type out your thoughts or do you use pen and paper instead? I use both but do mainly use the computer keyboard. I find it so much faster to type than to handwrite words! Here is a poem that came from my musings:

The Writing Duel

Poor pen
Laying in the corner, hovering over
Paper and hoping for a hand to
Come its way.

Spotlight is on the keyboard,
Clicking sounds heard from the keys,
As the fingers play with letters.

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Here is my interview with Christy Birmingham

Christy Birmingham:

It was wonderful to be interviewed by Fiona on her site Authors Interviews! Here is a share of the Q&A :)

Originally posted on authorsinterviews:

Name Christy Birmingham
Where are you from
Victoria, BC, Canada
A little about yourself `i.e., your education Family life etc.
I am a freelance writer who enjoys words so much! I am a mid-30s gal who likes the freedom of being self-employed. That being said, I am always looking for ways to grow and help others, with a passion in particular for helping women.
I am very close to my parents and have a few good friends. The great part about writing online is that I have met people from around the world and have made some great friendships.
When I’m not writing, I like to go for walks, explore nature and listen to music. I try to get some TV watching in there too! Did I mention that I love chocolate?


Fiona: Tell us your latest news?
The latest news is that I recently launched a website called When…

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