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Ssshhhhhh

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(Carrie's spot at the library circulation desk)
Linking with Imaginary Gardens for Bits of Inspiration ~ Mixed Media Art brought to you and imagined by Susie Clevenger

Silence was never written down.  ~Italian Proverb

I spend most of my time at work sitting at a circulation desk where people check out books and pay late fees discussing their day  and their favorite  series or author while children laugh and young adults  and old ones as well talk on their cell phone

A Mad Scientist with Words

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If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.  ~Toni Morrison


Stories.....
we all have one....
some love printed ones...
others have a favorite....
and we all enjoy to have one read to us when we are a child.
But in the course of things, some of us remain readers and others become writers.
I am not sure what triggers the difference.  Does a writer just have so much they want to say to the world that they have no choice in the matter?
I only know that when I was a child writing gave me 
a certain peace.
As an adult, writing went on the back burner for a long while, raising small children and learning to be on my own, however one day I decided to carry on.
I picked up a pen and a note pad and turned into a mad scientist with words. Most of my waking moments I spent dwelling on ideas and thoughts that I wanted to write into poetry.  I cleaned houses for a living and would jot notes on the job and I kept a journal …