One & The Same – POEM

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There was a man

Who lived –

And that was all.

Never left home.

There was another man

Who died.

But more than that

He saw the world.

They were

One and the same.

Because,

He read.

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31 thoughts on “One & The Same – POEM

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  2. I love it. Books have saved many people, myself included.

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    1. Spasibo Tosha ☺ Thats a certainty.

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  3. This is absolutely brilliant!

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    1. Your kind words are appreciated ☺

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  4. Cool. This reminds me of the quote by George R.R. Martin: “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.”

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    1. A nice companion piece, thanks ☺

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  5. Reblogged at Where Dragons Reside ^_^ Thank you for sharing this poem with us.

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  6. Reblogged this on Where Dragons Reside and commented:
    I think this poem is great and the image is fitting.

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  7. He who reads lives and experiences the world. Love your words.

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    1. Appreciated. The saying “travel broadens the mind” needs to add on …and books.

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  8. Loved this 😀 From one bookworm to another, eh? 🙂

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  9. simple brain of monkey think that when considering alternative it not a bad thing to say about anyone.

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  10. Love it!! Reading is almost as good as that round-the-world ticket! 🙂

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      1. And cheaper….while it makes one richer.

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  11. Haha. I liked this. I’ve been transported all around the world without leaving my living room. If only I could go back to Italia ’90 when the Irish had a decent football team. Happy days.

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    1. Great isn’t it? Thanks commenting.
      At least you’re in the tourney :), Scotland haven’t been in one since France 98…

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