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Book Therapy: A Poem by Cheryl Rainfield

I hope you enjoy this poem I wrote last night. Books help me heal and escape pain; I hope they help you, too.

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Books Saved Me. A poem by Cheryl Rainfield.

Books saved me. They drew me in, their paper arms enfolding me, their words wrapping around me, absorbing my pain, transporting me to other places, other worlds, where I could forget just for a little while the darkness that filled … Continue reading

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Books make me feel alive – book poem for Poetry Friday

Photo: by Cheryl Rainfield It’s pure joy when a book pulls me into its world and doesn’t let go. The exhilaration, the highs and lows, the caring so intensely about the characters– it all makes me feel alive and full … Continue reading

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My poem – Reading as a Tonic

fiddle oak / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA Books are one of the best tonics I know for most anything that ails you. They uplift your spirits, absorb your attention, pull you away from your worries, and demand that you be … Continue reading

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After a rough day – a poem about the way books help us

BrittneyBush / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND The roughness of the day has battered at me, until I feel raw. I reach over and pull down a book from my shelf– an old favorite– and feel my body relax, comfort pour … Continue reading

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Books Save Me: a poem about books by Cheryl Rainfield

missha / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA Books Save Me Books bring spring into my heart when it feels like winter, show me doors when it feels like there are only walls, and surprise me into laughter that I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Gifts: A Poem About the Gifts Books Give Me by Cheryl Rainfield

Raymond Larose / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND Gifts when I open a good book I find wide open spaces where I can fly, warm hands to hold mine, and a balm for my scarred heart. Cheryl Rainfield, all rights reserved. … Continue reading

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Finding Friends In Books: a poem I wrote

» Zitona « / Foter / CC BY Finding Friends In Books Some of my earliest friends lived in books, reaching out their hands for me, tugging me deep inside the pages, encouraging me to laugh and cry, delight and … Continue reading

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a good book – my original poem for Poetry Friday

I’ve seen other kidlitbloggers blog about Poetry Friday for a long time. Today I’m finally joining in with a poem I wrote about the power of a good book. I hope you enjoy it. ruminatrix / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND … Continue reading

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