I love books

April 28, 2014

I love reading books.
I love seeing them stacked into enticing piles, spines luring me in.
I love feeling the heft of books, of leafing through them, the sound of pages ... worlds... thoughts... dreams... whooshing by.
I love fingering raised print, indented print, smelling old paper and moldy bindings.

I love how they can take me away. And jolt me into the present.
I love how they can be art.
I love how they can be repurposed into carriers and secret holders of things.
I love how they can be added to and reduced.

I love books.

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  1. yessss...and the smell and feel of books...words on paper making images in your mind's eye....you would likely enjoy Laura Wait http://www.laurawait.com/

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    1. mmmm. love her work! love how seamless her books into her paintings back into her books are. yum! thanks for the share Catherine!

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  2. Yes to all of the above! Whooshing thoughts.... I know exactly what you mean.

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    1. I know you do Robyn!
      so much inspiration. so little time. :)

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