Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving

Always grateful for a good book,
a sunny corner, and a couple of close friends!

Three Girls Reading, 1907
by American Impressionist
Edmund C. Tarbell, 1862 - 1938


Notes on the Art of Poetry
by Dylan Thomas
I could never have dreamt that there were such goings-on
in the world between the covers of books,
such sandstorms and ice blasts of words,
such staggering peace, such enormous laughter,
such and so many blinding bright lights,
splashing all over the pages
in a million bits and pieces
all of which were words, words, words,
and each of which were alive forever
in its own delight and glory and oddity and light.

Also, take a look at
"12 Beautiful Poems for Book Lovers"
by Alison Nastasi

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