Stages

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
What we do with our hands changes depending on how we are developing - developmentally, emotionally, physically...

Submitted: May 19, 2008

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Stages
 
Splay

(pay homage to Babinski.)

Reach
Grasp
Grab
Touch
Point
Wave
Interlock

(tentatively. tenderly.)

Hold
Caress
Poke
Prod
Tease
Pleasure
Clasp

(drenched in diamonds. and gold.)

Stir
Stitch
Knead
Fold
Weed
Braid
Wring

(out of fear. or anger. or both.)

Pound
Punch
Slap
Push
Pinch
Shove
Swear

(hoping the other driver doesn’t see you. or hoping he does.)

Stiffen
Tighten
Ache
Fumble
Shake
Drop
Close
(goodbye.)


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