Oh, How I Love a Good Book; Let Me Count the Ways

Amelia Miller
Proff Moynahan
WR 115
26, October 2010

Oh how I love a good book; let me count the ways.

When Im alone and lonely and curled up in bed, I can always depend on an old friend to tuck me into their world, completely obliterating, for a time, all memory of woe. Tattered edges and dog eared pages are a testament to our long adored acquaintance. I snuggle down into my comforter, cradle my book in my arms, and am completely at home. I feel that deep need for some good old fashioned adventure, feel it prickle beneath my skin, like fizzy soda, when I walk into a book store or library. My excitement boils forth as I am greeted by so many potential new comrades. ...

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the sky in a deadly ballet, narrowly missing crimson jets of flame that spew from their rivals gaping maws. A fair elf maiden, with golden tresses that pour around her body to pool at her feet, holds the Sun and Moon to her bosom and carries the Earth in her womb. The stars are her tears in a galaxy of her making, her eyes are black holes to her soul. She seems to call me to a purpose of immense importance. To her I am bound by a promise to return and an adventure far vaster than ever imaginable. There are worlds in great peril! If I do not read, who will save them? I feel the need to rescue them all. To release them from their chains of lonely idleness and set them on their paths to unimaginable glory! However, for now, I am off to the antique sections, where the smell of old knowledge and stories tantalizes my senses with musty sweetness. Tooled leather tombs with silver, bronze, or gold clasps sit in glass cases or tower in bookshelves that line the walls like ancient oracles, ...

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