Also on these boards
"You can't look back- you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future."
"some books are meant / to be read just like this / alone, with the evening, / a bowl of fruit ripening / waiting for the reader / to grow hungry, but / she won't, the book / will devour her, / and it / will soon / become / morning."
Every self-respecting well read Indian family had to have a copy of "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" by Richard Bach. Many avuncular figures would hover around the house and swear that the book "changed their life." I never saw the appeal..