Wednesday, April 28, 2021

XO #NewNormal #A2Z


abbreviation (hugs and kisses)

Remember once upon a time

We would hug people

we would kiss loved ones

we would touch without fear

we would cherish the warmth 

now we have a scarcity

and most scarce is 

what we took for granted

"Human Touch"


This is my 6th #AtoZ, read the posts from previous challenges HERE.

Find a List of all my 2021 AtoZ posts HERE.

This post is part of #BlogchatterA2Z

This post is also part of the global Blogging from A to Z 2021


  1. I can feel your poetry. The most scarce thing today is what we took for granted - and that is 'Human touch '!

  2. Indeed it is a sad consequence of the pandemic - thinking of you and the tragedy all around you - stay safe Pooja xo

  3. It's good to know that I'm not alone in a slightly cheaty X post. LOL.

  4. Bruce Springsteen has a song Human Touch...we definitely all need it. Sometimes we can feel it in words, but it is not the same as a kiss or a hug. ♥

  5. oh how I long to hug my parents!!

  6. The fear has soar so much with the ongoing situation, that even the nearness of closed ones leaves us fearful.

  7. Great use of X! Hugs and Kisses are wonderful.
    I love letter X posts! Always such variety.
    It's hard to believe the blogging challenge is almost over. Then the after survey, reflections, and the road trip sign-up.
    Plus, I'm taking part in the Bout of Books read-a-thon in May. So much excitement!
    J Lenni Dorner~ Co-host of the #AtoZchallenge, OperationAwesome6 Debut Author Interviewer, Reference& Speculative Fiction Author

  8. So, so true! We may get hugs back here before we get kisses -- but I cannot wait until both are safe again.

  9. oh so true.. we have met one of our friends (our pod so to say) a few times during this past year but yes, we have done so at social distances.. and definitely missing that most basic of things the human touch..



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