Senryu Just a simple touch of your hands can soothe and my troubles float away Copyright © 2022 Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing All Rights Reserved
Senryu I can feel your touch Like an angel’s wing against My fast beating heart Copyright © 2022 Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing All Rights Reserved
The power of touch
One stroke of a hand
into a worn-down body
Shooting through veins
A much needed
euphoria producing drug
of the act
Impossible to gauge
of the action
Yet infrequently used
As if too personal
Invading another’s space
the silent cry from within
must be heard
The humanity of action
to supersede the insanity
of what we have become
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©
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Originally the brain child of A Guy Called Bloke , I thank Kristian from Tales from the Mind of Kristian for inviting me to participate in another 3-2-1 Challenge. Please check out his site and read some super short stories and poems.
The Rules of the Challenge are as follows:
Thank the Selector
Post 2 quotes for the dedicated Topic of the Day.
Select 3 bloggers to take part in ‘3.2.1 Quote Me!’
Just a few days ago, July 17, was World Emoji Day so today’s 3-2-1 Challenge Word “Expression” was timely. Love them or hate them, we all seem to use them!
When we used to write real letters, they were heartfelt and our words were used wisely so there was no misunderstanding. We cherished them, reread them, tied them in ribbons and saved them in shoeboxes. I still have some of mine and spent an hour a few weeks ago going through them again. It made for a very special moment bringing back lots of memories.
These days, unfortunately, we rarely write letters on paper. We squash our words into emails, texts and twitter, limiting what we actually want to say. Just to be sure we don’t upset, offend or hurt the recipient of the literary masterpiece, we add emojis here and there to express ourselves so they will hopefully understand our social media shorthand. I am as guilty of it as anyone else but I think it’s really quite 😥.
Being a tactile person I have always enjoyed paper, books, written materials, that I can touch and smell, and loved writing and receiving letters. Fortunately I still can do that. I hope they don’t disappear too soon!
Here are a couple of expressions, not emojis, that amuse me and I share them with you.
I nominate the following bloggers.
This is challenge of choice and you do not have to respond by any deadline or you don’t have to participate at all.
It’s all just good fun! 😊👍✌️
Enjoy your day!