Readers Make Peace

reading is peaceful, if all would read, we had peace everywhere

Waking in the Obliquity of the Ecliptic by lorenzodom
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writer, photographer, guitarist

14 responses to “Readers Make Peace

  1. I think you’re right! I agree! 🙂

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  2. You’re probably right, but wouldn’t it depend on what one reads? 😉

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  3. Amy

    Yep! Well said, Frizz.

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  4. Reading does come with that lovely sense of “Do Not Disturb” time, most peaceful indeed!

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  5. Allyson Mellone

    “reading is peaceful, if all would read, we had peace everywhere”

    Frizz, was your Assistant Pacer Emily on the job? Because she must have done a brainwave connection to remind you that her favorite poet, who also shares her name, had the same thoughts about reading. Emily Dickinson wrote, c. 1861:

    “Read – Sweet – how others – strove –
    Till we – are stouter –
    What they – renounced –
    Till we – are less afraid –
    How many times they – bore the faithful witness –
    Till we – are helped –
    As if a Kingdom – cared!

    Read then – of faith –
    That shone above the fagot –
    Clear strains of Hymn
    The River could not drown –
    Brave names of Men –
    And Celestial Women –
    Passed out – of Record
    Into – Renown!

    🙂

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    • dear Allyson,
      our Emily Dickinson, rebirthed as a cat (sometimes a satanic mice & bird killer), is very happy, that you built the bridge to the original and truly peaceful Emily Dickinson!

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  6. Readers are also more intelligent. I can always tell when I meet a reader, they understand what I say! No joke. TV generation cannot assimilate a) cultural anecdotes, b) humor c) complex thought sequences. It’s really sad when you think about it.

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  7. Sonel

    Great shot and caption and so very true! 😀

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  8. This is great touches for read a book… I agree with you. To read a book is a way also to understand the people… to understand the life… You can learn to develop “empathy” too… Thank you dear Frizz, love, nia

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  9. More reading and less fighting.

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