Where I like to read

For Poets United Midweek Motif – Reading Fiction.

Where I like to read
Up in a tree, perched firmly in the nest
Formed by branches of the obliging tree.
Or in the midst of my garden shaded by
Tomatoes and running green beans.
Or in bed late at night while my husband sleeps,
The Kindle turned on lowlow light to not disturb him.
Walking every day, in snow or rain or heat,
Ear buds firmly in my ears as I listen to Audible.
Sitting at the table slurping soup –
The faster I read the faster I slurp,
Book propped in front of me
Salt and pepper shakers holding up my book.
Engineering, math, physics?  I used to.
The news? Nope
Politics? Nope nope
Disasters? Nope nope and nope.

13 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. susanstoo
    Nov 07, 2018 @ 18:44:40

    I see these places loud and clear, and I know you’re reading fiction there!

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  2. Sherry Blue Sky
    Nov 07, 2018 @ 20:29:18

    It’s wonderful reading up in a tree. I read mostly in bed – looooooong evenings, sometimes till late. I go through a lot of books every week, I keep the library hopping bringing them in for me.

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  3. oldegg
    Nov 07, 2018 @ 20:36:02

    Bed is good but sleep does interfere so snuggled in a lounge chair is better with drink and snacks close at hand!

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    • kanzensakura
      Nov 07, 2018 @ 20:55:22

      I just wake up and can’t get back to sleep. So I stay in bed until I fall back asleep drooping my Kindle on my face. I like snuggling while reading. Don’t need snacks at 3:00 am

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  4. Sumana Roy
    Nov 07, 2018 @ 21:20:09

    Of course you read fiction 🙂 & I love the unique places and times to read.

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    • kanzensakura
      Nov 07, 2018 @ 22:21:25

      I have always read and enjoyed fiction, ever since I was three. I get tired of reality. Reality can be so boring or painful at time.

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  5. gillena cox
    Nov 08, 2018 @ 03:00:46

    Ah yes to fiction. Though i have never read sitting up in a tree. The soup slurping definitely☺
    Thanks for dropping by my blog Toni

    Much🇹🇹love

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  6. annell4
    Nov 08, 2018 @ 09:12:59

    Never enough time to read all that we like, up a tree or in the garden. I love sitting beside you reading!

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  7. magicalmysticalteacher
    Nov 08, 2018 @ 10:56:53

    I’ve gotten to the place where reading a good book over a meal (I eat alone) is absolutely essential to my well-being.

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  8. annell4
    Nov 08, 2018 @ 12:40:38

    Toni Thank you for your comment on my post.

    Reply

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