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To Read a Book…
by Ed Matlack
Monday, July 30, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Too read a book,
is to enjoy a tale,
and that does never get stale...


Is to enjoy a tale,

Never is a book stale,

Reading increases intellect,

And does so without fail…

 

Reading a book,

Does for the reader,

To take a look,

Into the writer’s ability as a “seeder”…

 

The writer does plant the seed,

The reader does of it read,

Taking from it that which he or she does need,

Sweat & tears does the writer relinquish,

Up to and including their ability to almost,

For the reader, bleed…

 

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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 7/31/2012
I'll do the sweat, the stiff muscles and the staying up nights thinking of twists in the plot. But I will not… I will not cry any tears or bleed in my beers–I don't drink beer, it just rhymed–for any lousy tale that I write. Is that why I'm not famous?

Ron
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 7/31/2012
I love to read, reading is so enlightening... It speaks volumes to us :) No pun intended.
"Into the writer’s ability as a “seeder”…" Aye and that it does Ed Matlack :)

Love and Light
Lily
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 7/31/2012
And at sites like this the writer often gets the chance to learn from the readers reactions....... :-) Good write.
Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci 7/30/2012
I've gone to other worlds and lives through the words of writers. Oh, how I love leaving this life and enjoying another!

Love ya!

Jane
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 7/30/2012
so true my friend
budd
Reviewed by D. Vegas 7/30/2012
Great poem, Ed!

Deborah
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 7/30/2012
I am reading a book every day of my life. Right now it is a Sidney Sheldon novel, haven't read him in years.
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 7/30/2012
I love reading books, learning from them, being entertained at times by them, and passes the day wasy quickly too. Enrich your knowledge Ed, reading is super way to do that.



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