Required Reading

    “Required Reading,” New Era, Aug. 1985, 29

    Required Reading

    You never know from the cover

    what is rippling in words

    on the pages of a book.

    You must look within—

    ponder printed pages and dive—

    Alive in the story, swept in the soul

    of a book.

    Why then do I,

    who cannot be misled by a cover dull or ornate,


    to give people an open door,

    Having had good experience with

    the Author