Just a Book.

I picked up the book,

A friend said it was good.

It was not the type of book

That I would normally read,

But this book got me hooked.

I laughed,

I cried,

As I read the pages.

It was so good

That I had to slow down,

I didn’t want it to end,

I didn’t want to finish,

This wonderful book.


  • orchidee

    A fine write Gold. Was it similar to my book:' The Sherry and Pork Pie Society History Since 1066?'

    • Goldfinch60

      Not quite, I could understand this one.

    • Michael Edwards

      I've seen the book in the best selling lists - might give it a go. Fine write Andy.

      • Goldfinch60

        I would be interested in what you make of it.

      • Michael Edwards

        Should have mentioned that the Faure is one of favourite pieces.

        • Goldfinch60

          That is a piece that I have heard in many guises, I even have the music for it for clarinet with piano accompaniment so I have tried to play it on clarinet, I could play it but not good enough for others to listen to it.

        • BRIAN & ANGELA

          Thanks ANDY ~ FUARE for me is like "Brain Massage" so so soothing ! Will check out the book sounds a gas ~ Yours BRIAN Love the |Impressionist Painting by MONET etc in the Video ~ my favourite period !

          • Goldfinch60

            Thank you Brian, I though it was a great book and so different to what I would normally read. Yes the impressionists were very good but my favourite period is the Pre-Raphaelite.

          • Lorna

            Thanks for the recommendation Andy! Always love to find out about new books...... what a gorgeous video - music and pictures!

            • Goldfinch60

              Thank you Lorna, enjoy.

            • dusk arising

              Lovely music and images whilst i contemplate your words.
              Wonderful to find a book - something new and unexpected - which reminds you of your humanity. 'Unputdownable' as they say.
              You have a great way of conveying your pleasure of simple things in life here.

              • Goldfinch60

                Thank you da you are most kind.

              • FineB

                Hi Goldfinch60,

                I have seen the film -The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Good film a little gem of a film.

                One of my favourites for this year.

                I have the book on my shelf which I no doubt will read!

                Thank you for this wonderful poem - no one can underestimate the power of a good book!

                Keep writing

                • Goldfinch60

                  Thank you FB, I intend to watch the film soon.

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