I Escape Into Books

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    White Rabbit Daze

    Where oh where would I be without my books? While sitting at my mother's bedside in an intensive care unit, my sister arrived and stated, "Figures you've got your nose in a book again!"  My mother was sedated and wasn't aware of her surroundings, but I was...
    aftermath aftermath
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Feb 20, 2009

    Some Of My Favoured Friends Are Books ...

    It's a strange and wonderful thing to be able to return to a story once beloved and find that draw and delight still hold.  I spent much time when I was young retreating into books.  Only children don't often have others to pick at and play with, and I was always traveling from...
    kelidgh kelidgh
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2011


    The joy, the simple joy of reading. The city of falling angels. The home of imaginary friends and informants.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze
    22-25, F
    Sep 30, 2013

    A Escape From The Mundane

    I will freely admit that I am, to a certain extent, an escapist.  I don't shun my daily responsibilities-- quite the opposite-- and I don't flee arising problems-- even mountainous ones-- but, when the day is at its end, I like to escape the dull, melancholy and trite...
    WildMagic WildMagic
    26-30, F
    Apr 21, 2010

    Right now I'm reading The Guardian by Nicholas

    Sparks. . One day, I'd like to own EVERY book by Nicholas Sparks.. Doesn't sound original but I love how his books are different realities of love. I'm a sucker for a love story. Even if it is tragic.
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx
    18-21, F
    Dec 6, 2014

    What's Better Than This?

    What better why to pass a dull day, get your mind off your troubles, or lift you mood. Books are better than drugs, I know.
    holloway64 holloway64
    46-50, M
    Sep 22, 2012
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