Book Friends

Prompt for Hour Seventeen

 

Books and people are nearly the same.

Books just like people have lots they can claim.

 

Turning a page is like asking a question.

A person like a book has a secret confession.

 

Reading a book’s like listening too.

But reading is better cause memories misconstrue

 

A friend is a book and a book is a friend.

Book friends keep their words right up to the end.

 

A story can change when the truth seems too deadly.

A book keeps its story ironically, readily.

 

If I were to need to make a choice between two.

A book I would choose,  cause it needn’t choose you.

Books were safer than other people anyway. ~Neil Gaiman~ 

Text Prompt

Use one of these quotes as a jumping off point.

“I am begging: Let me be lonely but not invisible.” – Natalie Diaz

“I stopped thinking about extreme grief as the sole vehicle for great art when the grief started to take people with it.” – Hanif Abdurraqib

“Books were safer than other people anyway.”  – Neil Gaiman

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