And so, I was writing and looked down as I wrote. I’m working on a few things. I spend a lot of time typing. I even type out all my lyrics immediately. I tend to forget and so I like to keep everything organized in writing.
Do you all type a lot? I think since I’ve been typing since a teen my speed is probably around 80 or 100 wpm. I could be wrong. I don’t know. I haven’t timed my typing in a long time.
All this leads up to my poem that I wrote. Well, I guess you can read and guess what I wrote about.
Hands of Creation
Watching as they type
Unrecognizable and small
Purples, blues, and green, running along the side of bone
Bones thin, muscles in between
These are the hands of a musician
Hands of a writer of lyrics and prose
All flowing from the mind to the arm
Along the pathway, not always strong
Fingers tapping along the buttons
All lettered and numbered
Struck lightly or harsh
Depending on speed
And then each thought over phrase
Every thought over word
For you all to read, or to be heard
The hands are the instruments that play
Whether the instrument or the keys
And then we all listen
Or we quietly read
The creation of the digits
Okay, so, I was also listening to music. Of course. I’m one of those people that don’t do well in silence. I’ve been told to spend more time meditating.
Meditation for me… is music. I guess.
Anyway, since it’s Christmas day I’ll place another Christmas song for you all to enjoy. My three favorites have already been placed here, I think. Last Christmas (only the Wham version is good), A Christmas Waltz (Nancy Wilson recorded my favorite version), and The Christmas Song by Nat King Cole. I’m sure these three are on the top of most Christmas lists.
But for today, I’m going to place a choral that I love. When I was a young music major I loved singing Carol of the Bells with the choir. When you were a music major you were always in a choir. I spent a lot of time in that middle row as part of the second alto section. Please enjoy one of my fave versions.
It’s such a quiet day outside. My Christmas has been… well, quiet. Depressing? Sad? Touching upon horrid? I don’t know how to place it, but I hope you all are having a great Christmas day. Seriously, I hope you all are having a good Christmas. It should be a happy day.
Take care everyone. 🙂