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  • MMMmm books! Yummy tasty books.

    I love books.

    Books sustain me, heal me, help me, give me hope. Like your stories.

    I am currently reading about 15 different books. (I have a bad habit of doing that.)

    One of the books I am currently reading is HerBlue Body Everything We Know by Alice Walker. I picked it up for a dollar on the discontinued shelf at the library. I get most of my books from the library, either borrowed or purchased for a dollar.

    I always have such a terrible fabulous combination of anticipation, eagerness and fear of disappointment when I open a new book. My hands quiver and tremble as I lift the cover.

    This book . . . Wow! I was happily surprised and pleased.

    For example:

    A tall warrior
    and at his feet
    Elephant bones.


    The Nairobi streets
    at midnight
    The hot dog man
    Folds up his cart.

    Little slices of scenes from Africa. I read and read! I was happy. I was transported. They were like haiku. (I LIKE haiku!)

    I was going to tell you about some of my other books, but this is enough for now.

    I just want to mention I am going away. I will miss you and your stories. I will probably not be able to be online.

    Happy reading and happy writing, see you when I return.

    Oh, and image? By me: books piled on my staircase.
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