Friday, February 03, 2012

A Book for Me - a poem about books

A Book for Me
by
Greg Pincus

When what’s there on the page
Lets me feel someone’s rage,
Or the joy in the words
Makes me fly with the birds,
Or something I’ve read
Gets me out of my head,
Or the story on view
Helps me see something new,
Or the book sets me free...
It’s a book that’s for me.

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10 comments:

The Book Chook said...

Grin!

Greg, tried to use your tweet this button so as to share with other bookish types, but no go.

Gregory K. said...

Thanks for the comment, Susan. I've been meaning to update my Tweet stuff for some time. I might update again soon (or at least after I sleep!), but for now I've changed it to something that works.

Amy LV said...

Indeed! I love it! Happy PF, Greg. I always like coming over here to read the newbies. a.

Linda at teacherdance said...

You always say it just right, Greg. Thanks for the words about those books out there so wonderful for us.

Elaine Magliaro said...

Greg,

I love your poem! A Happy (belated) New Year to you!

laurasalas said...

Love this. So many books are the book for me:>)

Julie Larios said...

"...makes me see something new..." I agree completely, that's my kind of book. Thanks, Greg.

catherinemjohnson.wordpress.com said...

And your poems are wonderful for us. Like!

KKSorrell said...

So true - books take you to other places and experiences you might never have otherwise! That's why I love them so much. Thanks for sharing.

Playing by the book said...

That's my sort of book too :-)