Folding - Unfolding

January 15, 2009
By Luke Schuster, Chengdu, ZZ

As my fingers skate across the book’s smooth surface,
my eyes journey through the book,
scavenging for the right piece.
Once my eyes land upon a difficult piece my heart leaps.
My hands fumble through my stack of paper, looking for the right colour.
My fingers get to work:
weaving, swooping, diving, pushing, folding - unfolding.
My hands rest for a moment, and plan their next move-
then they get back to work..
Weaving, swooping, diving, pushing, folding - unfolding.
As I fold, my mind stops thinking, and my hands think for it.
My hands work like they know the piece by heart.
Finally my fingers add the finishing touches,
I lift the completed work and marvel at its amazing detail.
I put it on my desk for others to see,
then I fold once more.



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on Nov. 4 2009 at 8:53 pm
Great work Luke!!


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