I Think That Music and Books Are Great Ways of Escaping

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    Books, Music

    Reading books and listening to music are two of my favorite things to do. I especially like books by authors like Tom Clancy, Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child, Clive Cussler, David Morrell, James Herriot, Jack DuBrul and others. I like 60s to 80s classic rock. It was the music I...
    IanMatthew IanMatthew
    56-60, M
    6 Responses Aug 18, 2010

    I'd Like To Share These.

    I have a book with poems, it's a collection of poems about god. I'm not very religious but i love them anyway. It's called "To Someone Very Near"....it's a bit religious but i like it anyways, enjoy.... Though many miles lie in between The two of us today Somehow i fee that you...
    blackveilbride51 blackveilbride51
    18-21, F
    Feb 7, 2012

    A Healthy Way

    I don't think there is anything wrong with escaping. In fact I believe it is healthy to relax and get away from it all. But obviously there are good and not so good ways of doing it. I would consider books and music to be a positive way.
    IamGone IamGone
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 5, 2011

    Yes Indeed.

    I listen to music obsessivly so I feel I at least have one foot out the door of reality and this life. But.. I can only read when I'm alright, otherwise my thoughts take over.
    Laise Laise
    18-21
    Aug 19, 2010

    They Are.

     for me it is music more than books.even though i can get lost in a good book as well.and it really helps.music seems to be able to take me back to good times.and i need to remember them.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    1 Response Jul 23, 2009

    To Get My Mind Some Place Other Than On My Problems

    When things are really getting to me I've gotten to where I will pick up a book and read or put on some "happy music".  In doing this I've been able to escape my problems for a little while.  This escape lets me get my emotions in check so that I can think...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    Aug 24, 2008
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