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
|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?
|Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley
|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
|Reviewed by Kate Clifford
|And at sites like this the writer often gets the chance to learn from the readers reactions....... :-) Good write.|
|Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci
|I've gone to other worlds and lives through the words of writers. Oh, how I love leaving this life and enjoying another!
|Reviewed by Budd Nelson
|so true my friend
|Reviewed by D. Vaineo
|Great poem, Ed!
|Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
|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
|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.