Thursday, July 17, 2014

Pressed Flower

"Isn't it odd how much fatter a book gets when you've read it several times?" Mo had said..."As if something were left between the pages every time you read it. Feelings, thoughts, sounds, smells...and then, when you look at the book again many years later, you find yourself there, too, a slightly younger self, slightly different, as if the book had preserved you like a pressed flower...both strange and familiar.”

-Cornelia Funke-



Bikram said...

Lovely flower and the saying after that .. true when we look back :)


Raksha Bhat said...

@Bikram : Haunting indeed...thank you :-)

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari Om
An interesting and worthy interpretation for the theme! YAM xx

magiceye said...

Loved this!

Re your comment on my post - Thank you for reminding me :)

Raksha Bhat said...

@Yamini MacLean : Thank you :-)

@magic eye: Thank you so much and yeah you are welcome too :-)

Sara Chapman in Seattle USA said...

Yes, reading books from a younger era is so fascinating. What is the flower that was pressed, I wonder?