by remembertoexhale

the pages of the book curl and yellow, man-handled by too big fingers, skipped to the highlighted parts. Chapters 14, 17 and 18 the most read with stains of finger oils on months May, June, September and December. The spine not yet cracked from intensive reading by an avid reader who wants to soak every word from every page twice and keep paging through to make his own references, back and forth back and forth with clean, careful fingers.