A baby’s laugh, innocence reminding us to not have a care in the world.
Lovers slipping hands down the small of a partner’s back, a signal of longing.
A mother or father’s pat on the child’s shoulder, encouraging good achievements.
Friends arms are reaching out for hugs, closing in on their bubble of like.
A person reveals an intense sadness; good fortune rewards them a comforting human.
Individuals are caressing themselves, indulging their passions.
A band-aid smoothed over the cut of a toddler learning to walk, expressing care.
Exquisitely arranged music enters our beings, a feeling of buoyant perfection.Strangers are saying profound, meaningful words connecting withother minds, unleashing inspiration.We spend much of our lives positively in touch – physically, emotionally, and yes, even mentally.
Always remember to touch each other.
Susi Bocks – writer/author/poet, has self-published two books – Feeling Human and Every Day I Pause. You can find her work at IWriteHer.com or follow her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MyHumanityInWrittenForm/, where she invites you to read her thoughts and get to know her. Bocks’ work has been published in the anthology SMITTEN: This Is What Love Looks Like: Poetry by Women for Women and in Scarlet Leaf Review, VitaBrevis, Spillwords, Literary Yard, as well as other literary magazines.
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