A Haiku - Books and Reading

Some writers still use a typewriter. Why? Because it cannot be hacked.

Reading a book just for the pure pleasure of it.
Reading a book just for the pure pleasure of it. | Source

What of books and reading?


Magic carpets rides:

Books can carry us away.

Reading makes it go.



Fables, fears, and fun,

Refresh our brains, show us all;

Learning words to love.



Oh that we could have

One language we might all share

Books dog-eared with use.

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Ericdierker 3 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

Well done.


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annart 3 years ago from SW England

I love books. I never throw them away, though some find their way to charity shops. I do have a Kindle for holidays and such but I prefer to hold a 'proper' book in my hands; I find them comforting.

Yes, books can take us anywhere. They are magical, powerful and informative.

Great poem! Ann


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Love it! I must confess that I'm a bibliophile, too.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Sigh... You reminded me of days spent just reading. Don't have that time now.


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Perspycacious 3 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

Especial thanks for the time you took to read this one. All the best. D.


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MizBejabbers 2 years ago

Innovative haiku combination, and about my favorite subject, too.


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Perspycacious 2 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

Reading is not an art.

It is an adventure of the mind.

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