(after Erin Castleton has dropped the book) : Don't close it. You should never close a book until you've read something from it.
Well, just a sentence or a word. It can be very, very revealing. Just read something, anything. Well, read from the top, then.
I dropped Anne Lamott's book, Bird by Bird.
On the page I noticed this paragraph and one sentence stood out:
Anne is writing about Faulkner's books. He expresses life through his characters. All you can give us is what life is about from your point of view. You are not going to be able to give us the plans to the submarine.
My sentence is:
"Life is not a submarine."
Beatles fell off
blackbird's broken wings
Strawberry Fields Forever bloomed
in an Octopus's Garden
for 8 Days a Week
shine on cellophane pretty maids
all in a row
giving you the wrong medicine
where did you
You are my yellow submarine
No pigs don't fly
I saw you on Abbey Road
you said Let It Be
it's been a
and I'm crying...
I had an adverse reaction to my meds. Yes, I need Help-"I appreciate you being round."
I have taken the same meds for fifteen years and was recently prescribed the generic version!
My symptoms: Headaches, nausea, fever and dizzy-that's me~
Oh, and the meds they give me for the dizziness-says warning on the bottle: May cause dizziness?!