When I was young, books were my friends.
Now, as I get older,
I hear my friend’s voices
inside the books they’ve written.
As a child, I revered book authors.
My father was a librarian, so
books had a special place in our house.
Now, I see book authors differently.
Authors are people with ideas.
They’re pretty *determined* people, actually.
Because it takes a lot of work
to write & publish a book.
For many authors, the book
represents years of the life’s work.
The book reflects their:
♥️ passion &
So when we sit down to read a book —
it’s infused with the author’s self.
A book is a chance to touch
another person’s mind.
If we read carefully, we can:
See how they see the world.
Learn a bit of what they know.
Hear their voice.
That’s amazing, really.
It’s a rainy 🌧️ Sunday here in Vegas.
(it’s monsoon season in the desert)
This afternoon —
I’m making a cup of tea
and settling in with a #book 📕
filled with good ideas
written by a friend.
I’m proud to be a bookish person.
How about you?