A WHISPER

Henri Martin, Mystic Scene, 1895

 

In the quiet.

There is a hum.

A whispering sound.

A pitch too high to hear.

A touch too light to feel.

We are never alone.

 
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A GOOD BOOK

 

The pages turn black.

The story turns dark.

You feel the monsters.

You believe the tale.

The book has come alive.

Close the book.

Live it.

Feel it.

A good book lingers

with you forever.

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DARKNESS IS YOUR ONLY FRIEND

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DARKNESS IS YOUR ONLY FRIEND

A room full of books.
You can feel them with your fingertips.
But you can’t see a single word.
Your senses are sensitized.
Every single noise is amplified.
But you can’t see light.
Or colors.
You are blind.
In a world full of color.
Your fingertips lead you.
Your senses guide you.
Darkness is your only friend.

PARADISE

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American Book Center, Amsterdam

PARADISE

To some,

paradise has beaches and sun.

To others,

it might have snow and trails.

But to me,

paradise is a good book.

There’s nothing like the feel,

the smell,

the excitement

of opening a new book.

Inside,

there are worlds to explore

and people to meet.

Open a book,

and live a life

like no other.

A WINDOW

A window to the world.

A window to beauty.

To snow-capped mountains.

To swan-filled lakes.

To pounding waves of the ocean.

To fields of flowers.

To adventure.

To romance.

Open the window.

Open your mind

to the possibilities.

Wake up your senses.

Can you see the rocks

along the shore?

Can you feel the ocean breeze?

Can you smell the flowers?

Can you feel the hot sun

on your face?

Can you hear the seagulls’ cries?

Can you taste the salty air?

I can.

A FACE

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A nose.

A mouth.

Two eyes.

A face.

What does it add up to?

Does it reveal the person inside?

Can you feel his heart?

Enjoy his humor?

Feel his pain?

See the world

through his eyes?

A person is not

the sum of his parts.

His parts add up to

much, much more.