Poem of the Week: “The Miracle of Reading”

My most popular poem on Instagram this week was “The Miracle of Reading”

Those who give
are never alone
And she had given over
two great gifts:
her attention
and her imagination
the great present
of her presence.

Those who receive
are never alone
and she had opened wide
inside
and gone to live
for a time
between the pages
of a book.

Treasured treasuring.
The miracle of reading.

 

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