Back to basics
Putting aside excuses about
not having good paper
or dedicated notebook, about
not liking my own handwriting;
thumb aches, hunching over
scribblings, I'm holding the pen
too tightly -- the grip has become
strange, strained; dexterity
was lost from banging on keyboards.
These eyes are accustomed
to the default Times New Roman
font, not these blue lashes
whipping odd tracks across lined pages.
the ink will need time to dry,
it could smudge if you are careless
balancing a point on the 'i'
or crossing beams for a 't'.
So here are my lines written down on paper --
seems so rushed,
Posted at dVerse Open Link Night #29. Very insightful post by Joe Hesch on the page, do check it out and share your own poem.