Dyed Breakfast

March 24, 2009
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I was a fussy kid.
I just
Would
Not
Eat
Anything.

I could also read early.
And I
Loved
books.

So my folks handed me a book.

It was by a doctor.
His name was Seuss.

Called Green Eggs and Ham.
It looked kind of funny.
Why would anyone eat green?

I opened it.

I laughed long and hard
at its pages
which smelled
fesh.

But this book,
silly as it was,
taught me.

Try new things,
it whispered.

New things?
You mean like food?
Hobbies?
Music?
People?

That's exactly it.





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Proud said...
Apr. 6, 2009 at 6:06 pm
My favorite lines are, "I laughed long and hard at its pages which smelled fresh," because I love to savor relationships with a book. Each book is a fresh opportunity to learn something new. Thanks.
 
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