I have a thing for hands. I’m drawn to them. They have the ability to offer great kindness or undue harm. They can offer aid as quickly as to refuse it. I find it surprising that emotion can be felt (and shown) in the actions hands take, and I appreciate when a filmmaker chooses to focus on them. Joe Wright, who directed Pride and Prejudice and Atonement, has effectively done this in both films.
For this week’s Writing Prompt, I offer you the following:
A simple gesture, but one full of potential for storytelling. Are you inspired?
*I can absolutely not draw, and the images I share are the property of their respective owners. I appreciate when I learn who the artist is so that I can give proper credit where it is due.