how do you describe the sensory aspect of the writing process? I'm sure everyone would do that differently, but in trying to answer that question for myself, this little poem is what I came up with.
Also, I am lexical (color) synesthete (see this wikipedia article if you don't know what I mean http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synesthesia) which is what inspired the title.
Lead, lead, heavy lead.
And heavy head,
Ideas bled, from brain to page
Making wood based-blisters,
And silver fingers.
Scratch on paper, scrawl on parchment.
Smell of lead, taste of ink;
Sticky fingers, words to think.
Hear the fury of writing hand
Expressing all ideas and
Searching for an art through word;
The process seen, and smelled, and heard.