Kauai, Hawaii 2012 Open a good book! Escape to another world! Solace and pure joy! Written for the RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge: Solace and Open.
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie This week's prompt, reading, for Tale Weaver #277 from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie is an extension of last week's prompt on books. She walked into the place with the books, And her jaw dropped in utter pleasure. So many books to take home and read, Her joyfulness was without measure. She learned very young... Continue Reading →
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie I sought a place where I could find peace Away from their awful naming and looks. I found it not in a dark and gloomy place, But between the pages of amazing books. Oh, how enchanted I became as I read Of peoples who resided in distance lands. What relief to finally... Continue Reading →
Reading books each day Fills kids' lives with wondrous charm. There's no harm in it. Written very late for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #291: charm and harm.
Hiding in the closet, a book in her hands, Janie mentally escaped from the fighting and screaming of her parents. As a precocious five year old, she could disappear into far-away places when reading books, safe in their pages. The years passed, and she married and became the parent. Life was mildly sardonic, seemingly filled... Continue Reading →
I will tell you upfront that this is one of the kooky posts, generated by questions about life that seem to nettle my mind and will not let go. Chalk it up to my trying to find my cadence for writing again. The question today concerns why so many new cozy mysteries have women who... Continue Reading →
Fiction written for the 100 Word Wednesday Challenge by Bikurgurl As five-year-old Sadie stepped into the book store, she gaped at the sheer numbers of books to be read. It was entering a candy store, but with books to be devoured one at a time! Here was a feast she could enjoy for the rest... Continue Reading →