19 Jul

Through words written by another, I’ve been transported back into my own past. One of walking the rails on hot sweltering summer days, and shimmying over old cemetery walls in the cooling darkness. The Little Friend has been transporting me back into an innocent time (would I have only known it then).

Slowly savoring this meal of words prepared for me by Donna Tartt, The Little Friend has been commingling an author’s fiction with a reader’s reality, and it is sublime. This is a book to be read in the moment; one that is already haunting my memories; a banquet of delicacies far from over.

Since I’ve been luxuriating in the decadence of this book, all I seem to do is wait for the night feast to continue. In the meantime, I simply sip its fragile aroma and close my eyes.


2 Responses to “JOURNAL ENTRY”

  1. Silvia Thomson July 19, 2014 at 8:59 p07 #

    Very NICE!

  2. WORDMAN July 19, 2014 at 8:59 p07 #

    Thank you Silvia!

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