For My Favorite Authors

Posted: November 19, 2015 in Uncategorized

Miz Quickly
Let’s talk about reading. How do you read? Who? Where? What? Why?
OR
Write about someone you’ve seen reading.
OR
Write about a fictional character–someone you’ve read, and feel as if you know.

 

Books are someone’s babies

though they be

hardback or paperback

come from a bookstore or an online store ,

rescued from the used bookstore or

collected in libraries, public or private.

The cover can be ornate or plain

decorate a coffee table or displayed

in a glass topped case.

They can inform, entertain, horrify, mystify

teach, enlighten, delight, or quote depressing

statistics and bewildering jargon,

but someone sweated and grunted

every word into being.

Thank you.

 

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Comments
  1. Yes, thank you AND thank you, to you, Debi! 🙂 Love your take on this.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. I agree with Hannah — a thank you to you for your intriguing and expressive poetics.
    “A nice ‘thank-you’ note to the folks that enrich our lives,” she commented.

    Like

  3. Misky says:

    Splendid, Debi. Just think of all the books never published because someone thought they couldn’t generate enough money to cover the price of paper. So many stories out there never heard!

    Like

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