reading your book

And you’re a reader – clearly – here you are reading your book, which is what it was made for.  It loves when you look, wakes when you look, and then it listens and it speaks. It was built to welcome your attention and reciprocate with this: the sound it lifts inside you. It gives you the signs for the shapes of the names of the thoughts in your mouth and in your mind and this is where they sing, here at the point where you both meet.

from The Blue Book by A. L. Kennedy

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