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HowIDoIt

I like to do it when no one is watching.
When the house is asleep &&the street is barely awake. The street outside my window yields murmurs of few cars passing through the night (sometimes the early morn’) while the wind gossips between leaves of trees.

I like to be alone when my fingers get to flirting…
…with a pencil and paper.

**Side Note: It seems like a pencil is my most creative tool. It has its own distinct scent, to me is a creative aroma. PLUS! It has practical properties.An eraser doesn’t come on the tip of any pen. Pens are so final and ink, well it gets smudged. *clears throat, BACK TO PROSE*

Recap: I like to be alone when my fingers get to flirting…
…with a pencil and paper.
They playfully jot         letters   into words         onto   lines         of pages, sometimes clumsily &&out of arrangement but all the same – urgently scripting each of my thoughts.
I visualize scenes to help me navigate towards the perfect idea. The images -mostly derived from a playback of my life’s experiences &&they allow me to go deeper into myself &&create stories in which I want YOU to read &&feel like brail.

This is how my thoughts assemble into words…

…into writing. Just the way I like it.

I like to do this write when no one is watching, but I welcome the company of the read.

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