Reading. Books. Even if the two are generally frowned
upon in our day and age, they shouldn’t be. Books are
the things that raised our nation. John Adams, Thomas
Jefferson, John Hancock, and countless others used books, or
and hear the sounds of
a market in Cairo.
and smell the crisp air
of the mountains.
and see the torrential rain in London.
and feel the passion of two lovers.
Pencil joins with paper.
At once, a
pattern of words
begins to flow
about the page
stories of another world
unknown to man
of sports played
on the moon alone
I could spend an eternity upstairs reading.
Under the covers reading, hiding like a bear for winter.
Skimming the pages all day.
In the world of Anne.
Flip, Flip, Flip, Go the pages.
Her always saying Anne spelled with an “e”.