Kate Gardner

United States

Kate | 17 | bi | romantically fascinated with Minoan bull leapers | I've only ever hated airports and fascists |

On Hands

December 3, 2019

PROMPT: One Home

As if the spilled spinnings of many beads, lost beneath the tables when the necklace breaks
could be picked, each one, and strung again

There are strangers with the hands of my friends-it's what I notice first
The hands

Which are marked so acutely by the actions of a life, and by manner
And which can be beautiful, slight and clever
Or broad and given to honorable butchery
Or which can be doughy, or dry and calloused
Or fine, long and well manicured

All drawn from the same blueprint


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  • Anha

    what?? why does this only have one like??? trying to fix that:

    over 1 year ago