Books

A sonnetina tre for Linda Luna’s decastich challenge #30. It’s hard to believe there have been 30 challenges so far. I never knew there were so many poetic forms, and they have given me so much inspiration, even if I do not post the poems.


How many lives are now described in books!
How many worlds in which I can be free,
Many places revisited with looks
Of nostalgia, awe, comfort, amity.
The pages of a book are quick transport,
And cheaper than a tropical escape,
Words of hope sometimes provide comfort,
Like a superhero without a cape.
My soul is happy when I get to read,
Wise guidance and adventure are a seed.

6 thoughts on “Books

  1. You make me want to put my laptop down and pick up a book. Not a self-help book, or a textbook, but an honest-to-goodness, just-for-fun book. Yet, alas, I have work to do. But when it’s done…. πŸ™‚

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