Sinewy wrists twist the trowel,
causing it dance on the board
gathering its share of love
along the way.
Deftly, quickly, with a flick and a pull,
a long even line is coaxed
from the willing load.
Movements define other movements
setting up reciprocating pulses
in a syncopation of motion.
Thick calloused fingers,
pluck another willing blossom,
forcing it to mate the bed of passion.
Dance, flick, pull, mate, dance, flick, pull, mate.
Tedium, repetition, yet, another brick.
building an impassioned wall
Following hard after the mated pair,
a tool pushes in binding them together,
sealing their union.
Tools are useful said the young man to his master…
First published in Opinionsofeye.com