How to Move a Book

During the process of moving from one house to another, books take on the consistency and weight of depleted uranium. You have to be very clever with them. Tell them fairy tales. Take them out and show them the stars. Keep them in their place. Let them know who they’re dealing with. Take a deep breath in, hold it, then let it slowly out. Repeat until they breathe along with you. Then you’re home again. Together.

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neighbourTaking the Books Out to Meet the Neighbours

 

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