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Meeting Authors [An Acrostic Poem]

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A Quinzaine Poem

Source: — artneedlepoint.com

Meeting the people who crafted the words so well that I fell in love

Even to the point of obsession. Most are dead, going with them

Every other story that could spring to life.

To converse with Jane Austen to ask why she made Willoughby

Into an insufferable rake when he was promising.

Not forgetting the brilliant mind of Charles Dickens with his

Gun firing wordy sentences and complex character formation.

 

 

Audio Books

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Top 5 Wednesday

Hello Wednesday people, today on Top 5 Wednesday , Wednesdayers speak of their  favourite Audiobooks. However, since I do no listen to audiobooks I have no list to share. It is unfortunate that  book reading via listening remains a mystery in my reading world. You may wonder “but why don’t you just try listening?” I have, I remember when I started listening to Moby Dick a few years back on Librivox.org but I never finished. I found it odd that I could listen to documentaries with no video but did not take a fancy to audiobooks. Oh wait a minute, I do recall my mother buying cassettes with children stories for my siblings and I.

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Book Tag: The Reading Habits

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Book Tag: Your Reading Habits

Do you have a certain place at home for reading?

Any place which is very comfortable but usually on my bed.

Bookmark or random piece of paper?
 A mixture of both, hey whatever is near does the trick. Sometimes emergency calls.

Can you just stop reading or do you have to stop after a chapter/a certain amount of pages?
Yes, I can stop reading but I would like to end the sentence.

Do you eat or drink while reading?
Yes, both heavy food and snacks when the book is good, food does not interrupt ;).

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