Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Slice of Life 11



Today, I take inspiration from Sarah Kaye’s poem, “Hands”.

Mom,

I know you are following my blog - This one’s for you.

Love,
J

My Mother’s Hands

I love hands like I love people,
And the hands I have always loved the most
Are my mother’s.

I remember...

Holding her hands in church,
Marvelling at the many bold rings decorating them,
Always at least two on each hand.

Perfectly manicured nails, 
Long, sculpted nails,
Beautifully painted nails.

Her hands gesturing to her students,
She rolls a piece of chalk across her rings as she speaks,
All eyes focus on her hands.

She communicates with her hands,
Across the room or on the phone,
Her hands help tell the story.

Her hands, holding mine,
Her hands, holding my father’s,
Her hands, holding my child.

My mother’s hands.
Elegant. Graceful.
So proud that her hands are my hands.

37 comments:

  1. http://zlundgren21.blogspot.com/2015/03/sol-11-in-those-we-dont-trust.html

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  2. This is my SOL 11: http://mchong21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  3. This is my SOL 11--http://aarnett21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  4. This is my SOL 11 about my clumsiness...
    http://labid21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  6. My SOL number 11 :) http://rphilippe21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  7. This is my SOL 11: http://lchami21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-march-11.html

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  8. This is my SOL 11~ About my someone special to me ~ http://kirahola21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11-my-brother.html

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  9. My SOL 11 - http://asrinivas21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  10. Here is my Slice of Life 11 about a moment in my life or day using sentence starters:http://sekram21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html.

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  11. Here is my SOL #11 - http://sjoly21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  12. Here is my SOL 11, describing the appearance of my hero, Jane Goodall.
    http://aoctoman21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11-jane-goodall.html

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  13. This is my SOL about my friend http://ntanka21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-9.html

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  14. This is my SOL 11 - http://zbarrow21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-day-11.html

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  15. Here is my SOL about my friend Ayari
    http://xruge21iskl.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  16. Here is my SOL about ant with tsunami
    http://asato21iskl.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  17. Here is my SOL 11, about trying to take a selfie...

    http://asagar21.blogspot.com/2015/03/march-slice-of-life-challenge-no-11-i.html

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  18. This is my SOL about Min Jae ah~~~ Jae Min in the class.
    I hope you enjoy
    http://ygkim21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  19. This is my SOL 11 about a made up guy who kills people and eats them- http://sgustini21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11-characterising.html (link name should be Goliath)

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  20. My SOL #11: http://theperceptualshift.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11-2015.html

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  21. Here is my Slice of Life 11 - http://amehmood21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-10-word-description.html

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  23. SOL 11
    http://dschiet21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  25. My SOL #11 about My Grandma: http://mbrueckner21.blogspot.com/2015/03/sol-11-my-grandma.html

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  26. This is my SOL 11 about making differences.
    http://nkim21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  27. Here is my SOL 11 about describing people http://mkagan21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  28. Here is my SOL 11 about SOMETHING MYSTERIOUS! http://kfoudy21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  29. Here is my SOL 11
    http://aalirahman21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  30. This is my SOL 11: http://dnanavati21iskl.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  31. This is my SOL 11 : http://rzanolini21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  32. My SOL-http://nverheijen21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  33. MY SOL
    http://jmkim21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  34. Sol 11 http://kfaizi21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  35. My Jump Street SOL11 http://apuri21iskl.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-day-11.html

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  36. This is my SOL 11- http://rzanolini21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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  37. This is my SOL 11- http://rzanolini21.blogspot.com/2015/03/slice-of-life-11.html

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