Monday, September 24, 2012

My Favourite Blog Posts - Words to make sense of myself and the wonderful world we live in... Walk A Book Blog - Michael Earp

I love words. I love them by themselves (how great is snizzle - a drizzle of snow) but I love them even more when they are strung together to create beautiful images, amazing action or gut-wrenching feelings. They transport me. They get in my eyes and my ears with a wonderful euphoria of drowning in someone else's vision. And often they make me wishful and wish I was the one who wrote them.

I am avid reader of blogs and collector of quotes. Imagine my excitement to find a blog post full of word images, drawn from many of my favourite books. It's one of my all time favourite blog posts. It lives on the Walk A-Books blog and you can find it here.

 
It's written by Michael Earp who blogs as The Little Elfman and you can find him here.


 
And now for a sample:
 
In a way I’m addicted to the way words have power over us.


She liked the word ineffable because it meant a feeling so big or vast that it could not be expressed in words. And yet, because it could not be expressed in words, people had invented a word to express it, and that made Liesl feel hopeful, somehow. – Liesl & Po, Lauren Oliver   <<<...read more...>>>

1 comment:

Michael Earp said...

Sandy, you are too kind!

I'm glad you appreciated the post. It was a bit of a selfish indulgence, but one that just happened to tie in with many other people's selfish indulgences. :)

Thanks again.
-Michael