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Dimly lit joy

DadPuppetsLike a serpent, hands constrict beneath the spotlight.

In his spell and under his control, I am in awe.

The soft light picked up his uneven growth, the twist of his tongue in concentration and his focussed blue eyes. It was as if I didn’t exist but I will always remember Dad’s shadow puppet shows.



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Cutlery, weapons, shovels and lovers

Holding_Hands_by_SilouxaThey were bound together, folded and wrapped tight. As the sun faded, not even the growing cold would come between them.

Despite his being hard worked, callused and worn, they paired beautifully with her dainty, soft and elegant set.

God given – cutlery, weapons, shovels and lovers – our hands are gifts too often taken for granted.

In response to the word prompt “hands” at 365thingstowriteabout





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